REPORTS have been ordered into a 48-year-old man involved in a bust-up at his partner's home.

Graeme Reid, of Quarry Green, Bowden, pleaded guilty to behaving in a threatening or abusive manner, shouting and swearing at his partner and stabbing himself in the hand with a kitchen knife.

He also climbed a wall and refused to descend when asked to do so by police officers.

The offence happened at a house in Selkirk on April 10.

Sentence was deferred at Selkirk Sheriff Court until December 12 for the production of a Criminal Justice Social Work Report and a Restriction of Liberty Order assessment until December 12 when the imposition of a Non-Harassment Order will be considered.