Galashiels man jailed for over six months for attack on partner

Jedburgh Sheriff Court.
Jedburgh Sheriff Court.

A man has been jailed for a total of 196 days after he admitted assaulting his partner.

Michael Johnston, 27, of Woodstock Avenue, Galashiels, pleaded guilty at Jedburgh Sheriff Court to the attack on the woman at a house in Rodger Fish Gardens in Kelso on October 17.

He also admitted struggling violently with two police constables and breaching bail conditions.

Johnston’s six-month-plus jail sentence was backdated to April 5.