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Man accused of assaulting his grandmother

A man is to stand trial accused of assaulting and robbing his 85-year-old grandmother in her home.

Kevin McLean allegedly forced his way into Agnes Widdis's home in Dundee on 12 February.

Prosecutors at Dundee Sheriff Court allege he seized his grandmother by the arm and robbed her of £50 in cash.

A further allegation states that on the same day Mr McLean, 31, was in possession of two knives in Dundee's South Ward Road.

Mr McLean pleaded not guilty to the charges.

Sheriff Alastair Brown continued the case until 8 July for further investigations to be made.

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