A ROSYTH youth has been given an 11-month custodial sentence after a series of crime.

The 17-year-old admitted a catalogue of threats and abusive behaviour against former partners and disorder in Dunfermline town centre.

Sheriff Charles MacNair said: “Over a period of about a year you’ve committed numerous offences largely against your former partners.

“If you don’t sort out your problems with former partners you will have serious problems with these courts.”

The sentences imposed totalled four months plus another 215 days in a young offenders’ institution.

On April 30 and May 1, 2015, at the Bridges Centre, Rosyth, and an address in Hill of Beath, he behaved in a threatening or abusive manner by shouting, swearing, uttering threats of violence towards his former partner and sent her threatening messages on Facebook.

Between March 1-31, 2016, in Dunfermline, he assaulted another former partner by throwing a mobile phone which struck her, to her injury and disfigurement.

Between May 1 and June 30 2016, at Dunfermline bus station, he assaulted the same girl by pushing her on the body against a bus door.

Between October 1-31 2016, at an address in Dunfermline, he assaulted the same victim by squeezing her hand with force and slapped her on the head.

On November 23, 2016, he sent her a message threatening her with violence and the next day in Rosyth, acted in an aggressive manner by shouting and swearing at her.

On January 13, at Queen Anne Street, Dunfermline, breached curfew conditions imposed at court.

Between May 4-18, he breached bail conditions not to contact another female.

On June 2, at Dunfermline bus station, he behaved in a threatening or abusive manner by repeatedly shouting, swearing, challenging others to fight and uttering offensive remarks.