South Scotland

Dumfries man charged with bottle attack

A man has appeared in court on a charge of smashing a glass bottle and then using it to carry out an attack near Dumfries town centre.

Keith McMillan, 25, of the town's Waverley Hotel, appeared in private before Sheriff Kenneth Ross.

He was on a petition alleging that he carried out the attack in the Whitesands area on Monday leaving another man seriously injured.

No plea was made and the case at Dumfries Sheriff Court was continued.

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