Jealous ex who threatened to murder former partner given supervision by Dundee sheriff

Dundee Sheriff Court.
Dundee Sheriff Court.

A jealous ex-boyfriend who threatened to murder his former partner has been placed on supervision.

John McLaren, 32, pleaded guilty to behaving in a threatening or abusive manner by shouting, swearing, making violent threats towards the woman, preventing her from leaving a bedroom and throwing a mobile phone on April 12 on Helmsdale Avenue.

McLaren, of Pentland Crescent, was placed on supervision for 18 months.