An alcoholic pushed over and tried to kick a man who was on his way to a GP appointment
Barrie Robertson, 36, assaulted his victim as he walked along Commerce Street, Insch, at 10.10am on February 22.
Fiscal depute Lynne MacVicar told Aberdeen Sheriff Court: “The accused pushed the complainer, causing him to fall to the ground and the accused attempted to kick the complainer without success.”
Ms MacVicar said the assault was witnessed by a member of the public and Robertson was traced at his home address.
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Robertson, of Foudland Crescent, Insch, pled guilty to assault.
Solicitor Tony Burgess said his client was “an alcoholic”.
Sheriff Graeme Napier told Robertson: “Just by your presentation today it strikes me you have got a significant drink problem.”
He deferred sentence until next month to allow time for reports to be prepared.