BACKGROUND reports have been ordered into a woman who caused a disturbance in the accident and emergency department at Borders General Hospital.

Elizabeth McLean, 38, of Lothian Road, Jedburgh, pleaded guilty to behaving in a threatening or abusive manner on August 8.

Sentence was deferred at Selkirk Sheriff Court until January 14 for the production of a Criminal Justice Social Work Report and a Restriction of Liberty Order assessment.