BACKGROUND reports have been ordered into a 34-year-old man who admitted causing a disturbance in a Borders town.

Alistair Watson, who gave an address in Kelso, pleaded guilty to acting in an aggressive manner and making offensive remarks towards his partner or ex-partner on Saturday (June 5) in Coldstream.

He appeared from custody at Jedburgh Sheriff Court and admitted a charge of threatening or abusive behaviour.

Sentence has been deferred until July 19 and he was released on bail with a special condition not to enter a named address in Coldstream.