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Drunk bomb expert racially abused shop staff

posted 2 Jun 2010, 07:02 by David Rintoul   [ updated 2 Jun 2010, 07:34 ]

A bomb disposal expert became racially abusive at a supermarket in the Capital after binge drinking, a court heard today.

Roderick Grindlay committed a breach of the peace and racially abused staff at a Scotmid store in Leith Walk on 3 April this year, the city's Sheriff Court was told.

Grindlay of Brougham Street, admitted the offences.

Fiscal Depute, Mairi Vernon, told Sheriff James Scott that just after 7pm a supervisor became aware of a disturbance at the till area.