Tayside and Central Scotland

Man charged with trying to murder police officer at Gartmorn Dam

A 22-year-old man has appeared in court accused of attempting to murder a police officer in Clackmannanshire.

James Brand made no plea or declaration when he appeared on petition at Alloa Sheriff Court.

He was remanded in custody and is expected to appear in court again next week.

The female police officer was allegedly attacked while investigating reports of damage to cars at Gartmorn Dam in Sauchie.

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