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Boxer Scott Harrison charged with assaulting woman

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Image caption Mr Harrison will stand trial over the assault charge next year

Former world champion boxer Scott Harrison has appeared in court charged with assaulting a woman.

The 36-year-old is alleged to have assaulted Margaret Gardner in Glasgow's south side on 11 August.

Mr Harrison, from Cambuslang, South Lanarkshire, appeared from custody at Glasgow Sheriff Court, where his lawyer entered a plea of not guilty.

Mr Harrison was released on bail with the condition not to contact Ms Gardner. A trial was set for next year.

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