An intoxicated Clackmannan man smashed the living room window at his pregnant former partner's home.

Thomas Foxton, 36, of Backwood Court, appeared for sentencing at Alloa Sheriff Court.

He admitted that on December 9 at an address in Clackmannan, he attended uninvited at the home of his former partner, who was then 22 weeks pregnant.

He shouted, swore, acted aggressively, threw items at her window, made threats of violence, entered her home and approached her when she was making a 999 call. He smashed the living room window by throwing items at it.

Depute fiscal Sean Iles said that at around midnight the woman was alone at home when she heard loud bangs coming from the front of the property. When she looked outside, she saw Foxton who was pulling items from a trailer on the driveway and throwing them at the living room window.

“He was shouting that he wanted to fight someone,” added the depute.

He then shouted abuse at the woman before picking up a toy pram and throwing at the window, causing it to smash.

The woman was making a 999 call when Foxton entered her home and went upstairs to where she was.

He made comments to her before leaving. He later told police: “I’ve not hit her or anything. I just done the window.”

Defence solicitor Kelly Howe said her client had consumed “two bottles of tonic wine as well as illicit substances” and that he recognised his behaviour was “completely out of order”.

Sheriff Neil Bowie imposed a community payback order with 200 hours of unpaid work and 18 months of supervision. Foxton was also put on a non-harassment order for six months.