Trial continued for pool cue assualt case

Jedburgh Sheriff Court.
Jedburgh Sheriff Court.

The trial of a Hawick teenager accused of sexually assaulting four young females with a pool cue has been continued until August 22 at Jedburgh Sheriff Court.

Evidence was led against the 17-year-old – who cannot be named for legal reasons – who is charged with striking them between the legs with the pool cue.

He also faces a fifth charge of assaulting a 14-year-old by grabbing her around the neck in a headlock and pulling her onto his bed.

All the offences are alleged to have been committed at a house in the Burnfoot area of Hawick between June 1 and November 11.

The teenager denies all five charges.