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Last Updated: Friday, 11 June, 2004, 13:08 GMT 14:08 UK
Man in court after bunker siege
Police at the bunker
Firearms officers and negotiators were called to the three-day siege
A man has appeared in court following a three-day siege at a former nuclear bunker in Fife.

Ronald McDonald, 39, of no fixed abode, was charged with two counts of theft and one of breach of the peace at Cupar Sheriff Court

He made no plea or declaration at the hearing and was remanded to appear again on petition next week.

He was arrested after an incident at Scotland's Secret Bunker near Anstruther, which began on Tuesday.

The Cold War bunker, which is hidden 100ft underground below a farmhouse at Troywood, was built in the 1950s and is protected by thick concrete walls and massive blast doors.

It would have been the headquarters for the Scottish secretary in the event of a nuclear war but was turned into a museum 10 years ago.


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