Back to jail over

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A crim­i­nal caught with a baseball bat af­ter be­ing freed early from prison has been sent back to jail for an­other nine months.

Nathan Gor­don, 22, of Les­lie Street, Mother­well, ap­peared at Hamil­ton Sher­iff Court and ad­mit­ted hav­ing an of­fen­sive weapon in Mon­talto Av­enue, Mother­well, on March 23.

The court heard he had been given early re­lease on Jan­uary 29 from a nine-month stretch for house­break­ing.

Sher­iff Shiona Wal­dron jailed Gor­don for six months on the baseball bat charge but said he must first serve 82 days out­stand­ing from the ear­lier sen­tence.

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