South Scotland

Kelso man Lee Borthwick appears in court on rape charge

A Kelso man has appeared in private at Jedburgh Sheriff Court accused of raping a woman in his home town.

Lee Borthwick, 31, of the town's Inchmyre, is alleged to have committed the offence at a house in Kelso in July 2011.

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

Mr Borthwick was granted bail by Sheriff Derrick McIntyre.

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