Psychiatric report ordered after 22-year-old admits assaulting partner to danger of life

A 22-year-old man has had sentence deferred for a psychiatric report at Jedburgh Sheriff Court after admitting assaulting his partner to danger of life.

Monday, 27th May 2019, 7:05 pm
Jedburgh Sheriff Court.

Nathan Brown pleaded guilty to carrying out that attack while sitting in the back of a vehicle and pulling the woman’s scarf tightly, compressing her neck and rendering her unable to breathe.

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He admitted a charge of assaulting the woman to her injury and danger of life in Jedburgh on December 29.

Sentence was deferred on Brown, formerly of Hawick but now described as a prisoner, until next month.