A WIFE who was jealous of her husband flirting with another woman at the Chinese restaurant where they all worked ended up attacking him in the street, Selkirk Sheriff Court has been told.

Forty-five-year-old Juan Wu pleaded guilty to slapping, punching and kicking Qi Sheng to the head and body in Ettrick Terrace and West Port in Selkirk on November 22.

Thge court heard an argument developed between the pair after she became jealous of him speaking to another member of their staff.

A member of the public witnessed Wu attacking her husband in the street and called the police.

Defence lawyer Mat Patrick said his client was "ashamed" and "mortified" at finding herself in this position.

Sentence was deferred for six months on Wu of Ettrick Terrace, Selkirk, for good behaviour.