NE Scotland, Orkney & Shetland

Man appears in court over Orkney assault with intent to rob

A teenager has appeared in court over an alleged assault with intent to rob at an Orkney shop.

The incident happened at Baikie's Stores, in Finstown, on Saturday evening.

Christopher Baird, 18, of Finstown, appeared at Kirkwall Sheriff Court on petition.

The accused made no plea or declaration and was remanded in custody. He is expected to appear in court again next week.

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