A YOUNG man was released on bail after appearing from custody at Lerwick Sheriff Court accused of a string of serious sexual offences, including several charges of rape.
Mark Fullerton, whose address was given as Shetland, made no plea during a private court appearance via video link on Tuesday.
He faces a total of 12 charges of which nine relate to sexual offences. He is also charged with two counts of assault and one of stalking.
The case against the 20-year old was continued for further examination. A date for a next court appearance has not been confirmed yet.
Space2face Shetland is an independent and confidential service which uses Restorative Justice and the arts to bring those harmed by crime or conflict and those responsible for the harm into communication. We enable everyone affected by a particular incident to play a part in repairing the harm and finding a positive way forward.
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