A GALASHIELS man has been accused of being in possession of an offensive weapon, namley nunchock fighting sticks, during an incident near his Croft Street home on September 29.

Graeme McCormack is also charged with behaving in a threatening or abusive manner likely to cause a reasonable person fear and alarm by shouting and swearing.

The 28-year-old is also alleged to have kicked a door and made threatening comments.

He pleaded not guilty to the charges and a trial has been set for March 28 at Selkirk Sheriff Court.