Galashiels woman admonished for assaulting 14-year-old girl

A woman has been admonished at Selkirk Sheriff Court for assaulting a 14-year-old girl during an argument.

Friday, 11th September 2020, 1:20 pm
Updated Friday, 11th September 2020, 1:50 pm
Selkirk Sheriff Court.

Janine Johnston, 37, of Galashiels, pleaded guilty to committing that offence on August 5 last year.

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She seized hold of the girl’s clothing and grabbed her by the hair, causing her to lose her balance.

Sheriff John Cook told Johnston, a first offender, she should not have reacted in the manner she did.