South Scotland

Locharbriggs man in court to face rape charge

A 33-year-old man from southern Scotland has appeared in court at Dumfries on a charge of rape.

Garsham Robertson, of Gledhill Crescent, Locharbriggs, made the brief appearance in private before Sheriff George Jamieson.

He was on a petition alleging the offence in the Stewartry district of Dumfries and Galloway on 24 April.

No plea was made at Dumfries Sheriff Court and the case was continued.

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