Tayside and Central Scotland

Man accused of Broughty Ferry supermarket 'ram-raid'

Image caption Brian Tynan is alleged to have stolen cigarettes and alcohol from the shop

A man has appeared in court in connection with a ram-raid at a Broughty Ferry supermarket.

Brian Tynan, 30, is accused of breaking into the Co-op shop on Lawers Drive on 4 May and stealing cigarettes and alcohol.

Mr Tynan is also accused of trying to break into Size? clothing shop in Dundee's High Street on the same date.

Prosecutors also allege he stole a car from Silport Place in Carnoustie on 4 May.

Mr Tynan, of Dundee, faces a total of ten charges, including driving without a licence or insurance and stealing two sets of car keys and two handbags.

He made no plea or declaration during a hearing in private at Dundee Sheriff Court and was granted bail.

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