Bail for man accused of assault

A man accused of assaulting his ex-partner has been released on bail.

George Sutherland, of Ireland, Bigton, made no plea when he appeared at Lerwick Sheriff Court from custody on Tuesday.

The 61-year-old is accused of assaulting the woman at an address in Bigton on 16th December.

He also faces a charge of behaving in a threatening or abusive manner.

Sutherland was released on bail with an order not to approach or contact the complainer.


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