Tayside and Central Scotland

Boy, 14, in Dundee court on rape charge

A 14-year-old boy has appeared in court in Dundee accused of rape.

The schoolboy - who cannot be named for legal reasons - was arrested following an incident in the city's Mauchline Avenue on Monday.

On Wednesday, he appeared on petition at Dundee Sheriff Court for a private hearing before Sheriff Kenneth McGowan.

The teenager made no plea or declaration and was released on bail. The case was continued.

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