Hawick mother admits abusive behaviour

A mother-of-six from Hawick has appeared from custody at Jedburgh Sheriff Court and admitted behaving in a threatening or abusive '¨manner on Friday.

Monday, 9th April 2018, 1:33 pm
O'Rourke was en route to the Borders General Hospital at Melrose.

Lorna O’Rourke, 45, of Weensland Road, pleaded guilty to shouting and swearing, making offensive and abusive comments, gesticulating aggressively and pulling a cannula from her arm while receiving treatment.

The offence happened at her home and in an ambulance en-route to Borders General Hospital.

Sentence was deferred until April 30.