Thug tried to push woman down stairs in Dundee

Balunie Avenue (stock image)

Jacek Ruznika, 40, of Balunie Drive, was placed on a community payback order with 60 hours of unpaid work.

Ruznika admitted that between June 17 and 18, at Balunie Drive, he assaulted Aleksandra Krzawinska by repeatedly seizing her on the body and hair and attempting to push her down the stairs to her injury.

He also admitted shouting, swearing, acting in an aggressive manner and making abusive comments.