A BORDERS man who left an indecent message on a female shopkeeper's phone has been placed on the Sex Offenders Register at Jedburgh Sheriff Court.

Sixty-one-year-old Terry Tinsley, of Jedburgh, pleaded guilty to a charge of communicating indecently with the woman in December 2020.

The court heard the woman did not Tinsley personally but knew that she had attended at her shop for a number of years.

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In December 2020 he provided her with his mobile number saying she was welcome to call him saying no one should be lonely.

He also picked up her business card which had her contact details on it.

After a few days Tinsley phoned the woman to ask if she had lost his number and she soon terminated the call and thought nothing more about it.

However, the court heard that at 2.15am on December 31 the woman noticed a missed call on her mobile and then recognised Tinsley's voice on the left message.

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He said how he had dreams about her and one of those dreams was being under her dressing gown, giving her a massage and having sex with her.

During a police interview Tinsley admitted knowing the woman but gave no comment answers after that.

Sentence was deferred for the production of background reports until October 25 and Tinsley was made subject to the notification requirements under the Sexual Offences Act.