Being aggressive costs Connel man

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A man has been fined £300 for acting in an aggressive manner.

Neil O’Hara, aged 42, of 11 Powell Place, Connel, appeared before Oban Sheriff Court having pleaded guilty to a single charge.

He admitted that on August 14 this year he placed his partner in a state of fear and alarm by repeatedly striking a door with his hands and uttering threats of violence.

O’ Hara, who had no previous convictions, was also told to pay a victim surcharge of £20.

Sheriff Patrick Hughes said the offence was aggravated by an element of domestic abuse which had to be taken seriously by the courts.