18 year old charged with ‘attempted murder and abduction’

A TEENAGER has appeared in court charged with the abduction and attempted murder of an elderly woman from Bearsden.

The alleged incident happened at the woman’s house on Wednesday and the pensioner was later found in Milngavie.

David Madden (18), from Hamilton, was also charged with assault and a road traffic offence when he appeared at Dumbarton Sheriff Court on Monday.

He made no plea or declaration and was remanded in custody.

Mr Madden is expected to appear in court again later this month.