A Galashiels man has made a private court appearance in connection with a post office robbery.

Jordan Renwick, is accused of assaulting a 33-year-old employee and stealing a four figure sum, following an incident at the Gala Park Post Office in Balmoral Place, Galashiels, on Sunday morning.

The 24-year-old is also charged with robbing a 61-year-old male customer.

Renwick faces a third  charge of being concerned in the supply of a controlled drug.

He made no plea or declaration when he appeared on petition at Selkirk Sheriff Court and the case was continued for further examination.

Renwick was remanded in custody and is expected to appear in court again next Friday.