A GALASHIELS man has been remanded in custody after being accused of assaulting a woman to her severe injury.

Forty eight year old Gareth Jones appeared in private at Jedburgh Sheriff Court to face the domestic-related charge.

The offence is alleged to have been committed at a house in Galashiels on Tuesday.

He made no plea and was committed for further examination.

Jones was refused bail and expected to appear in court again within the next eight days.