BACKGROUND reports have been ordered into a 26-year-old man who admitted engaging in a course of conduct which was abusive to his partner. 

Aaron Florence, of Whitburn, Sunderland, pleaded guilty to repeatedly punching the woman to her injury at a house in the Borders, between February 2022 and April 2023, and subjecting her to a wide range of domestic abuse. 

Sentence was deferred at Jedburgh Sheriff Court until April 22 when the imposition of a non-harassment order will also be considered.