34-year-old accused of sex attack on child in Borders

Jedburgh Sheriff Court.
Jedburgh Sheriff Court.

A man has appeared in private at Jedburgh Sheriff Court accused of sexually assaulting a child.

Carl Balfour, 34, has been charged under the 2009 Sexual Offences (Scotland) Act.

It is alleged that he carried out a sex attack on a child under the age of 13.

Balfour made no plea, and the case was continued for further examination.

He was released on bail by sheriff Eric Smith until his next court appearance on a date yet to be specified.