Man in court over alleged abduction

Police helicopter in search

Police helicopter in search

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A police manhunt in Bo’ness involving the force helicopter ended with the arrest last Friday of Gordon Jackson, (33) of Marchland Avenue in the town.

Jackson appeared from custody on Monday at Falkirk Sheriff Court on charges of; Attempted abduction, assault to injury, possession of a controlled substance and breach of bail .

Jackson, via his defence agent, Gordon Addison of Nelsons solicitors pleaded not guilty to charges one and two but guilty to charges three and four. His pleas of guilty were not accepted by the Crown and a trial diet was set for March 12, 2014. Jackson was released on bail.