Tayside and Central Scotland

Man charged with attempted murder after woman slashed

Lisa Whyte
Image caption Central Scotland Police said Ms Whyte is in a serious condition in hospital

A 37-year-old man has appeared in court charged with the attempted murder of a mother-of-two in Stirlingshire.

Steven McKee is alleged to have tried to murder Lisa Whyte, in a house on Culloch Road, Slamannan, on Saturday.

He also allegedly assaulted the 32-year-old to her severe injury and to the danger of her life.

Mr McKee, from Slamannan, made no plea or declaration at Falkirk Sheriff Court. A bail application was rejected and he was remanded in custody.

Police said Ms Whyte remained in a serious condition in hospital.

The case has been continued for further examination.

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