Assault accused remanded in custody over attack

A man appeared in private charged with assaulting a man at a pub to the danger of his life.

Forty-two-year-old Gary Tait, of Buccleuch Street, made no plea or declaration when he appeared before Sheriff Kevin Drummond at Selkirk Sheriff Court.

Tait is charged with assaulting a man to his severe injury and permanent disfigurement at Frankie’s Bar on February 25.

The case was continued for further examination of the evidence with Tait remanded in custody.