South Scotland

Dumfries man, 22, in court on rape charge

A 22-year-old man has appeared at Dumfries Sheriff Court on a charge of rape.

Andrew Lord, of Calside Court, Dumfries, made the brief appearance in private before Sheriff George Jamieson.

He was on a petition alleging that he committed the offence at the weekend.

No plea was made and the case was continued.

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