Aberdeen man kicked and punched victim who glanced over shoulder at him

Aberdeen Sheriff Court.

A man has been handed a supervision order after admitting a late-night assault on another male.

Andrew Christie, 35, previously pleaded guilty to punching and kicking the man to his injury in the city’s Exchequer Row on April 23.

Aberdeen Sheriff Court heard the man and a friend walked past Christie at around 1.20am, when the man glanced over his shoulder.

Christie responded by shouting: “What you looking at?”

He then followed the pair and punched the man around four times to the head, causing him to fall to the ground where he kicked him on the body.

John Ferrie, Christie’s solicitor, said: “He describes his own actions of that evening as a disgrace. He accepts full responsibility.”

Sheriff Philip Mann told Christie, whose address was given in court papers as Jasmine Terrace, Aberdeen: “You’ve got a bit of a record. “If you continue offending in this way it won’t be too long before you’re looking at a custodial sentence.”

He ordered him to be supervised for a year.