Court: Man assaulted shopper and abused security guard at Fife supermarket

Robert Butcher, of Invertiel Bank, Kirkcaldy appeared before Sheriff Elizabeth McFarlane at Kirkcaldy Sheriff Court. Butcher, 39, admitted on June 9 this year at Morrisons, Esplanade, Kirkcaldy he shouted, swore, acted in an aggressive manner, pushed another customer on his body, pulled items from a display and threw them to the ground and used derogatory language towards a security officer. He also admitted kicking bags containing items which had been bought by another customer.

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The offences took place at Morrisons supermarket in Kirkcaldy.

Butcher further admitted on the same date and in the same place at Morrisons on the Esplanade, that he assaulted a man by striking him on the body whereby he fell to the ground to his injury.

Sentence was deferred until November 18 for the preparation of a psychiatric report. Bail was continued.

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