Teenager in­dock

East Kilbride News - - NEWS -

Be­ing ac­cused of bran­dish­ing a ham­mer and strug­gling with po­lice landed a teenager in the dock.

The 17-year-old, who can­not be named for le­gal rea­sons, de­nied steal­ing booze from Scot­mid in Hawk­wood, White­hills, on Oc­to­ber 7.

He went on to plead not guilty to be­hav­ing in a threat­en­ing or abu­sive man­ner on the same date at Park­field, White­hills.

He is also ac­cused of as­sault­ing a cop by head­but­ting him, shout­ing and swear­ing, ut­ter­ing threats and bran­dish­ing the ham­mer.

Trial was set for Fe­bru­ary 1, 2018, with an in­terim hear­ing on Jan­uary 8.

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