A BORDERS man who bit his partner’s arm during an altercation has been ordered to pay £370 at Jedburgh Sheriff Court.

Michael Graham, 37, of Hawick, pleaded guilty to assaulting the woman to her injury and was fined £250 and told to pay £100 compensation to the woman with a £20 victim surcharge.

The court heard the relationship, which was described as “poisonous”, was now over.

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