Kelso man denies robbery at Co-op store

The Co-op at High Croft in Kelso.
The Co-op at High Croft in Kelso.

A Kelso man has denied staging a robbery at a local supermarket.

Wayne Wilkes of Roxburgh Street, is charged with forcing two female employees to open the till and robbing them of £187 while wearing a mask over his face at the Co-operative store in High Croft, Kelso, on November 12.

The 37-year-old pleaded not guilty at Jedburgh Sheriff Court and the case was continued until June 24.

Wilkes was remanded in custody.