27th September 2016
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Hillswick resident accused of assaulting three people

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A Northmavine resident was released on bail from Lerwick Sheriff Court today after being arrested on assault charges.

Alistair Munro, 70, of Stucca, Hillswick, appeared from custody before honorary sheriff Willie Shannon. He made no plea or declaration.

Munro was accused of assaulting another man at the St Magnus Bay Hotel on Sunday, by seizing him by the body, pulling him and attempting to punch him.

He was alleged to have behaved in a threatening or abusive manner which was likely to cause a reasonable person to suffer fear or alarm, in that he shouted, swore and uttered threats of violence.

Munro was also accused of assaulting the same man at a house at Stucca, pinning him to the ground, repeatedly punching him and threatening to kill him, and also assaulting a woman by pushing her and causing her to fall to the ground.

He was also alleged to have assaulted a female police officer by striking her on the body.
Munro was allowed bail, with a special condition attached that he does not approach his alleged victim either directly or indirectly. He will appear in court again on 3rd August.