A man has admitted wielding a baseball bat during a domestic disturbance in Hawick at the weekend.
Kenneth Tice pleaded guilty to a charge of behaving in a threatening or abusive manner at his Lothian Street home on Saturday.
Appearing from custody at Jedburgh Sheriff Court, the 49-year-old admitted shouting and swearing, uttering threats, challenging another to fight and banging on a door with a baseball bat.
He also pleaded guilty to being in possession of an offensive weapon, namely a baseball bat.
Sentence was deferred for six months for good behaviour.