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A WOMAN is accused of repeatedly stabbing an expectant mother and throwing her against a wall.

Michelle Pediani is also alleged to have threatened pregnant Danielle Heron with violence in Glasgow’s Merchant City last December.

Prosecutors claim Pediani seized Miss Heron by the body and repeatedly punched her on the head before pursuing her.

It is then claimed Pediani seized her a second time and punched her on the head then stabbed her on the body with a sharp instrument.

Pediani is alleged to have seized Miss Heron for a third time and thrown her against a wall to her severe injury and permanent disfigurement.

The 52-year-old also faces a second charge of supplying heroin.

Pediani did not appear at a hearing at Glasgow Sheriff Court where a not guilty plea was tendered by her lawyer.

A further hearing was set for May this year by Sheriff Ian Fleming.