Galashiels police sergeant appears in court on rape charge

A POLICE sergeant has appeared in private at Selkirk Sheriff Court, accused of a number of sexual offences including rape.

Kevin Storey, 46, from Melrose, faces a total of 10 charges which include assault and rape, attempted rape, indecent assault and assault to injury.

The Galashiels-based police officer made no plea or declaration and the case was continued for further examination.

Sheriff Kevin Drummond released Storey on bail.

The next court appearance has yet to be confirmed.