East Kilbride News - - NEWS -

A man is to stand trial ac­cused of as­sault­ing his ex-part­ner at a house in Calder­wood.

Wil­liam Mc­Cool, 42, al­legedly seized her by the body at Al­loway Road on De­cem­ber 28.

He is also ac­cused of act­ing in a threat­en­ing man­ner by re­peat­edly shout­ing and swear­ing at the woman, strik­ing a door, de­mand­ing money, climb­ing onto the roof of the prop­erty, open­ing a win­dow and at­tempt­ing to en­ter the prop­erty un­in­vited.

It is claimed the al­leged of­fence was ag­gra­vated by the abuse of his ex-part­ner.

Mc­Cool, of Mary­hill, Glas­gow de­nied the charges at Hamil­ton Sher­iff Court.

Trial was set for March 7. Bail was con­tin­ued.

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