South Scotland

Man in court on Duns Co-op fire charge

Duns Co-op Image copyright Google

A man has appeared in court in the Scottish Borders accused of setting fire to the Co-op store in Duns.

Robert Stewart, 43, of Duns, made no plea or declaration when charged with wilful fire-raising at the Newtown Street site on Thursday.

Bail was refused by Sheriff Kevin Drummond and he was remanded in custody.

The case, at Jedburgh Sheriff Court, was continued.

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