Bo’ness man stabbed a wall after New Year drinking spree

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Toasting the arrival of 2018 saw a Bo’ness man in court after he drank to excess.

Ben Mofft (32) then returned home to Douglas Terrace, Bo’ness and became abusive to his partner.

He then took a knife and cut his hand before stabbing a wall.

After hearing Moffat was remorseful, Sheriff John Mundy said there were “exceptional circumstances” and admonished the first offender, now c/o 5 Dishington Terrace, Brightons.