Ac­cused of rape bid

Evening Telegraph (First Edition) - - Front Page -

A MAN has ap­peared in court ac­cused of at­tack­ing a woman in Ark­lay Street with in­tent to rape her, while on bail for an­other of­fence.

Stephen Hut­ton, 38, is ac­cused of sex­u­ally as­sault­ing the woman by re­mov­ing the cloth­ing and un­der­wear from the bot­tom half of her body while she was sleep­ing.

He i s then al­leged to have pushed her, caus­ing her to fall off the bed and hit her head on the floor, and placed his arms around her throat, re­strict­ing her breath­ing.

It is al­leged he did this with the in­tent to rape her.

Hut­ton made no plea at Dundee Sher­iff Court.

He was com­mit­ted for fur­ther ex­am­i­na­tion and bailed.

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