A MAN is to appear at court for an alleged attempt to steal a car.

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In the morning of Monday, March 11, it is understood that a 42-year-old man tried to steal a Vauxhall Astra on Merrylee Park Avenue in Giffnock.

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A police spokesman confirmed that he was liberated, to appear at court on a later date.