South Scotland

Emilian Krol in court on Hawick rape charge

A man has appeared in private at Jedburgh Sheriff Court accused of assaulting and raping a woman in Hawick.

Emilian Krol, 28, of Reading, Berkshire, is alleged to have committed the offence on Tuesday.

The Polish national also faces a second charge of threatening and abusive behaviour on Sunday.

He made no plea or declaration and was remanded in custody by Sheriff Derrick McIntyre.

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