Thug found guilty of attacking baby girl in Jedburgh

A thug has been found guilty of severely injuring a baby girl to danger of her life following a jury trial at Edinburgh Sheriff Court.

Monday, 10th February 2020, 11:53 am
Updated Monday, 10th February 2020, 11:59 am
Edinburgh Sheriff Court.

Nathan Brown, 23, had denied hitting the child in the face and repeatedly shaking her at a house in Jedburgh in July 2018 but was convicted by a majority verdict.

His lawyer claimed that Brown had dropped the youngster by accident.

Brown, formerly of Eildon Road in Hawick, will be sentenced at Edinburgh Sheriff Court on Friday, February 21.

He was jailed for 18 months last year for severely assaulting his partner at the time and endangering her life in December 2018, also in Jedburgh.