South Scotland

Annan man in court on screwdriver robbery charge

A man has appeared in court accused of threatening a woman with a screwdriver and robbing her of her purse and cash.

Steven Anderson, 31, of Standalane, Annan, appeared at Dumfries Sheriff Court on a petition alleging the offence at nearby Millpark on Thursday.

He was also accused of stealing a jacket and purse the previous week, also at Millpark.

No plea was made and the case was continued. Mr Anderson was remanded in custody.

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