Denny offender threatened to burn ex partner's home down

Robert Alexander (32) admitted behaving in a threatening manner in Brewster Avenue, Denny on October 11.

By Herald Reporter
Wednesday, 18th November 2020, 12:20 pm

Nahbeela Rahmatullah, procurator fiscal depute, said: “The accused attended outside her property and continued his threatening behaviour shouting ‘I’m going to burn your house down’ calling her a ‘junkie cow’ and moving between the front and back of the house.

“He told police ‘is the reason I’m here because I called her a cow? Then it’s true because she is’.

Defence solicitor William McIntyre said the woman had “helped herself” to some of Alexander’s money, after he had given her his bank card to order some gifts for people online.

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Alexander appeared at Falkirk Sheriff Court last Thursday after admitted threatening his former partner

“She told him it is what it is,” said Mr McIntyre. “He then lost the head. The bank returned the money to him because it was taken by fraud.”

Sheriff Christopher Shead ordered Alexander, 17 Brewster Place, Denny, to complete 200 hours unpaid work within 12 months. He was also placed on a Non Harassment Order for 12 months.

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