South Scotland

Darren Richardson, 32, in court over Galashiels sexual assault

A 32-year-old Galashiels man has appeared in court accused of a serious sexual offence.

Darren Richardson made no plea or declaration at Selkirk Sheriff Court.

He was remanded in custody by Sheriff Kevin Drummond pending his next appearance on Tuesday 27 August.

His court appearance followed an incident in the Langlee area of Galashiels on Friday night, when a 36-year-old woman was allegedly subjected to a sexual assault in her own home.

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