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Man in court charged with Fochabers abduction

A man has appeared in court charged with abduction and assaulting a police officer after armed police were called to an incident in Moray.

Officers were called to Mill of Tynet, near Fochabers, at 19:40 on Thursday.

Andrew Wheelhouse, 35, from Buckie, appeared at Elgin Sheriff Court. He was also charged with assault, threatening or abusive behaviour, vandalism and producing a controlled drug.

He made no plea or declaration and was remanded in custody.

He is expected to appear again on 11 June.

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