A 22-YEAR-OLD man caused damage to a Peeblesshire property and then assaulted a female friend, Selkirk Sheriff Court has been told.

Cameron O'Donnell from Elsrickle, Lanarkshire, pleaded guilty to kicking and damaging plant pots and pouring red wine over the pool table of the West Linton property on the night of August 28, 2020.

He later seized hold of a female who lived in the property by the throat and pushed her against a wall as well as pulling her by the hair.

Sentence was deferred until January 10 to await the outcome of other cases against O'Donnell.