Man appears in court over alleged attempted rape


By Paul Thornton

A 22-YEAR-OLD man has been remanded over the alleged attempted rape of a 16-year-old girl.

Kevin Mathers, 22, appeared at Edinburgh Sheriff Court today (Mon) over an alleged sexual attack on a girl at the Crewe Toll area of the city on Wednesday (June 30).

Mathers, from the Leith area of Edinburgh, also appeared on two charges of sexually aggravated breach of the peace.

During a brief appearance from custody on petition before Sheriff Frank Crowe he made no plea and no declaration and bail was refused.

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