Hawick 29-year-old given unpaid work order for sending abusive texts to ex

Braid Road in Hawick.
Braid Road in Hawick.

A man has been ordered to carry out 80 hours’ unpaid work at Jedburgh Sheriff Court for sending a former partner abusive and threatening text messages.

Dean Robertson, 29, pleaded guilty to committing that offence at his home in Langlands Road in Hawick on April 9.

He also admitted driving with no insurance in Braid Road in Hawick on April 20 and had his licence endorsed with six penalty points.