A man appeared in court today charged with rape.
Mihaita Ivan, 25, of Arbroath, appeared in private from custody at Forfar Sheriff Court charged in connection with an alleged attack in Arbroathin the early hours of Sunday August 9.
Ivan faced a single charge of rape during the brief private hearing.
He made no plea or declaration and the case was continued for further examination.
Ivan was remanded in custody ahead of a further hearing next week.