A DRUNKEN 30-year-old guy disrupted youngsters’s tennis courses by means of shouting and swearing, and punching converting room partitions.

Shane Lawrence staggered from a youngsters’s play park in Scott Park, Galashiels, to the within reach tennis courts the place he behaved in a threatening or abusive method.

Lawrence from Galashiels, pleaded in charge at Selkirk Sheriff Court docket to the offence which took place on November 24.

Police had already been contacted about Lawrence’s behaviour within the Scott Park when he headed over to the tennis courts and entered the converting rooms and started shouting and swearing and punching partitions.

Two tennis coaches controlled to usher him out of the converting rooms and police in the end took him to Borders Basic Health center because of his intoxicated situation.

Lawrence in the end settled down on the health center after being warned about his behaviour by means of a personnel nurse and made no respond to being cautioned and charged.

Defence attorney Ed Hulme stated Lawrence were on a downward spiral following the break-up together with his spouse and had moved to Galashiels from Edinburgh.

He added:”He can not give an explanation for why he entered the tennis centre.”

Sheriff David Clapham stated: “I’m involved in regards to the instances right here when youngsters are provide having tennis courses and are faced by means of your behaviour. and this endured at Borders Basic Health center.”

Lawrence was once ordered to hold out 100 hours unpaid paintings as an alternative choice to custody.

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