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Court / Appeared from custody

Lerwick Sheriff Court
Lerwick Sheriff Court.

A MAN appeared from custody in private at Lerwick Sheriff Court on Friday accused of assaulting a police officer.

Forty eight year old John Gair, whose address was given as Shetland, was also charged with behaving in a threatening or abusive manner.

He made no plea, was committed for further examination and released on bail.

Meanwhile a 16-year-old male, who cannot be named for legal reasons, appeared from custody in private on Friday accused of assault to injury, behaving in a threatening or abusive manner and assaulting a police officer.

The teenager – whose address was given as Shetland – made no plea, was committed for further examination and released on bail.

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