A CLACKMANNAN woman caused a domestic disturbance in which she was shouting and swearing while holding a knife.

Hailie Smith, 19, of Izatt Terrace, appeared for sentencing at Alloa Sheriff Court.

She admitted that on December 13 at her home, she shouted, swore, acted aggressively and threw various household items around the property whilst in possession of a knife.

Police arrived at the scene to find the place in a state of disarray, the court heard.

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Sheriff Neil Bowie imposed a six-month structured deferred sentence and Smith will return to court on November 21.

Her former partner had been in favour of a non-harassment order for Smith but the sheriff decided against imposing one.