Man accused of murder bid
21-year-old charged with attacking OAPs
A man has appeared in court accused of attempting to murder an elderly pensioner.
Michael Jameson (21) is also charged with assaulting a 79-yearold woman, a 30-year-old man and a police officer.
Jameson, from Linlithgow, was arrested after police were called to an incident in Polbeth on Saturday, November 3.
Three people were injured in the fracas and the elderly man was taken to hospital and detained for treatment. Jameson appeared on petition at Livingston Sheriff Court charged with assaulting the OAP to his severe injury and danger of life and attempting to murder him. He was further accused of three counts of assault to injury and one of simple assault.
In addition he faces two charges of vandalism, one of police assault and one of resisting arrest.
Jameson made no plea and was committed for further examination. He was remanded in custody pending a second court appearance for full committal next week.