Man attacked partner in Fife

A Methil man has appeared in court following a violent attack on his partner.

Wednesday, 20th July 2016, 5:12 pm
Updated Wednesday, 20th July 2016, 6:17 pm
Robertson appeared at Dunfermline Sheriff Court following the attack on his partner earlier this year.
Robertson appeared at Dunfermline Sheriff Court following the attack on his partner earlier this year.

William Robertson (56) of Patterson Street, admitted that on April 23 at his home he assaulted Helen Marie Woffenden, punched her on the head and grabbed her jaw to her severe injury and permanent disfigurement.

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Dunfermline Sheriff Court heard that Robertson had analogous domestic convictions on his record.

Sheriff Craig McSherry called for reports and Robertson was remanded in custody.

He will be sentenced on August 16.