Intruder demanded elderly Stenhousemuir couple made him food

An elderly couple were terrorised by a man who entered their home uninvited and demanded they made him food.

By Herald Reporter
Monday, 22nd February 2021, 4:58 pm

Robert Williamson, 2 Kintyre Place, Tamfourhill, pleaded guilty to entering the property in Carronview, Stenhousemuir on January 9, where he also struck a door and windows and shouted at a man and woman, aged 77 and 79 respectively.

He also failed to desist when requested to do so, made threats of violence and demanded money from a woman over the phone.

The 31-year-old then repeatedly called another woman on the same day and again insisted on being given cash before damaging her property.

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Robert Williamson had been due to appear at Falkirk Sheriff Court last week. Picture: Michael Gillen.

Williamson committed the offences while on bail.

He had been due to appear at Falkirk Sheriff Court last Thursday, however, his defence solicitor said Williamson was currently self-isolating.

The solicitor pointed out the potential for a psychiatric report.

Sheriff Derek Hamilton continued the matter until March 11 for his personal appearance.

Bail was also continued.

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