A 47-year-old man has appeared in court charged with an alleged abduction in Clydebank at the weekend.

Stephen Kearney, from Clydebank, appeared at Dumbarton Sheriff Court on Wednesday and made no plea or declaration. He was remanded in custody.

The incident allegedly happened on Saturday, September 14 at Clyde Shopping Centre and reportedly involved a toddler.

* Our initial report from police indicated the court hearing was to be held on Thursday but it was, in fact, on Wednesday.