Man in court over Galashiels 'disturbance'

Police presence at Galashiels Health Centre Credit: ITV News Border

A 49-year-old man has made a private court appearance in connection with a three-hour stand-off with police at a health centre in the Borders.

John McCarry appeared on petition from custody at Jedburgh Sheriff Court facing a charge of breach of the peace.

It relates to a disturbance at Galashiels Health Centre yesterday afternoon (28th February) when around 30 staff and patients had to leave the building.

No plea or declaration was made and the case was continued.

He was remanded in custody.