Highlands & Islands

Man in court after alleged escape from custody in Inverness

A man has appeared in court in connection with an alleged escape from custody at Raigmore Hospital in Inverness at the weekend.

Gavin Shand, 35, from Ardersier, appeared in private at Inverness Sheriff Court.

He was charged with attempting to pervert the course of justice.

Mr Shand made no plea or declaration, was committed for further examination and remanded in custody by Sheriff David Sutherland.

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