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.

Tuesday, 10th March 2020, 1:17 pm
Updated Tuesday, 10th March 2020, 1:30 pm
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.

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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.