Hawick mother admits abusive behaviour

O'Rourke was en route to the Borders General Hospital at Melrose.
O'Rourke was en route to the Borders General Hospital at Melrose.

A mother-of-six from Hawick has appeared from custody at Jedburgh Sheriff Court and admitted behaving in a threatening or abusive 
manner on Friday.

Lorna O’Rourke, 45, of Weensland Road, pleaded guilty to shouting and swearing, making offensive and abusive comments, gesticulating aggressively and pulling a cannula from her arm while receiving treatment.

The offence happened at her home and in an ambulance en-route to Borders General Hospital.

Sentence was deferred until April 30.