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Jilted lover’s threat at Highland home proves costly


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Inverness Sheriff Court is at Inverness Justice Centre.
Inverness Sheriff Court is at Inverness Justice Centre.

A Fortrose man who threatened to beat up his partner's new boyfriend was fined £290 at Inverness Sheriff Court.

John Fox, of Ordhill, admitted threatening or abusive behaviour committed at a house in Townlands Park, Cromarty and in Avoch on September 13, 2023.

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Fiscal depute Victoria Silver told Sheriff Sara Matheson that the 44-year-old had split up with his ex-partner just a few months earlier.

"He went to his partner's parents house and he was heard to threaten to batter his new partner," she said.

Defending, Clare Russell said: "The complainer had had an affair. They unexpectedly had an encounter at a friend's house and his ex-partner and his new partner laughed at him.

"He followed them to the parents' house and he made a foolish comment. He should have known better."


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