South Scotland

Man faces Galashiels knife assault charges

A man has appeared in court accused of carrying out a knife attack to the danger of his alleged victim's life in Galashiels on Saturday night.

Jamie Whigham, 23, from the town, faced a total of three charges when he appeared in private at Jedburgh Sheriff Court.

He was charged with assault, possession of an offensive weapon and breaching the conditions of bail.

Mr Whigman made no plea and the case was continued. He was remanded in custody.

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