[an error occurred while processing this directive]
BBC News
watch One-Minute World News
Last Updated: Friday, 14 July 2006, 12:41 GMT 13:41 UK
Man accused of attack on tourist
A 34-year-old man accused of attempting to murder an American tourist was committed for trial on Friday.

Colin Ross is charged with attacking teacher Marty Mendonca, 57, on a forestry track at Blackfold, by Inverness, on 5 July.

He made no plea or declaration when he appeared in private on petition at Inverness Sheriff Court.

He appeared before Sheriff Alexander Pollock and was fully committed for trial. Mr Ross was remanded in custody.

His alleged victim was taken to Raigmore Hospital, Inverness. Her condition was described as serious but stable.


RELATED INTERNET LINKS
The BBC is not responsible for the content of external internet sites



FEATURES, VIEWS, ANALYSIS
Has China's housing bubble burst?
How the world's oldest clove tree defied an empire
Why Royal Ballet principal Sergei Polunin quit

PRODUCTS & SERVICES

Americas Africa Europe Middle East South Asia Asia Pacific