Shotts man de­nies as­sault in street

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A Shotts res­i­dent has de­nied as­sault­ing a man and at­tempt­ing to hit him with a piece of wood.

Michael Mearns, of West Ben­har Road, pleaded not guilty to as­sault­ing Thomas Robert­son and try­ing to strike him with a piece of wood in April.

The 25-year-old also de­nied shout­ing, swear­ing and act­ing ag­gres­sively at Brown­hill Street in Harthill.

At Hamil­ton Sher­iff Court last week the case was ad­journed for trial un­til Novem­ber 29.

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