Trial of Borders primary school teacher accused of assaulting pupils put on hold until end of month

The trial of a teacher accused of assaulting five primary school pupils has been adjourned until later this month at Selkirk Sheriff Court.

By Court Reporter
Tuesday, 10th March 2020, 1:17 pm
Updated Tuesday, 10th March 2020, 1:30 pm
Selkirk Sheriff Court.
Selkirk Sheriff Court.

The woman, who cannot be named for legal reasons, is also charged with threatening or abusive behaviour and stealing food from children in her care.

Those offences are alleged to have been committed on various occasions between August 16, 2016, and October 31, 2017, at a school in the Borders.

Evidence from crown witnesses has already been heard over two days at Selkirk Sheriff Court.

The case will resume on Monday, March 30.