South Scotland

Galashiels man appears in court on child sex assault charge

A Galashiels man has appeared in private at Selkirk Sheriff Court charged with sexually assaulting a child.

William Barry Ormiston, 38, faces a charge under section 19 of the Sexual Offences (Scotland) Act 2009.

He made no plea or declaration and the case was continued for further examination.

Mr Ormiston was released on bail by Sheriff Peter Paterson.

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