Glasgow & West Scotland

Man charged with abduction and attempted murder of Bearsden woman

A teenager has appeared in court charged with the abduction and attempted murder of an elderly woman from Bearsden near Glasgow.

The alleged incident happened at the woman's house on Wednesday and the pensioner was later found in Milngavie.

David Madden, 18, from Hamilton, was also charged with assault and a road traffic offence when he appeared at Dumbarton Sheriff Court.

He made no plea or declaration and was remanded in custody.

Mr Madden is expected to appear in court again later this month.

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