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Shetland 'firearms incident' teenager Samuel Barlow remanded

Police in Shetland
Image caption The incident happened on Tuesday

A teenager has been remanded in custody after an incident involving firearms officers being flown to Shetland from the mainland.

Samuel Barlow, 16, appeared in private at Lerwick Sheriff Court after Tuesday's incident.

He was charged with two counts of theft, three of assault, one of breach of the peace and one of malicious damage.

Mr Barlow no plea or declaration and was committed for further examination.

He is expected to reappear in court next week.

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