De­nies punch­ing wo­man

Rutherglen Reformer - - News -

A Cam­bus­lang man has been charged with as­sault­ing a wo­man and car­ry­ing a knuckle-duster.

Gary John­ston is ac­cused of punch­ing the wo­man on the face on May 9 at Over­toun Road.

On the same date he is also ac­cused of plac­ing the wo­man in a state of fear and alarm when he banged on win­dows of a house, shouted, swore and re­peat­edly threat­ened vi­o­lence against her.

It is also al­leged he was car­ry­ing the knuckle-duster, an of­fen­sive weapon, with­out a rea­son­able ex­cuse.

The 26-year-old de­nied all charges against him when he ap­peared at Glas­gow Sher­iff Court on Oc­to­ber 17. He will stand trial on Novem­ber 18.

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