A MAN is accused of abducting a 71-year-old woman in her own home while in possession of a knife.

Leo Mills, 21, allegedly entered Margaret Kane’s flat in Glasgow’s Cardonald uninvited on July 4 2019.

It is claimed Mills removed the keys from the flat and locked her inside to her fear and alarm.

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Prosecutors state Miss Kane was detained against her will and was assaulted by Mills.

The allegations include presenting a knife at her, seizing her by the body, pushing her against a wall and threatening her.

It is stated that the alleged offence was to Miss Kane’s injury.

Mills faces a second charge of breaching bail conditions.

Mills, who did not attend court, pleaded not guilty through his lawyer Michael Gallen today at Glasgow Sheriff Court to the two charges.

A further hearing was set for February by Sheriff Ian Fleming who granted bail for Mills, of Kilwinning, North Ayrshire, meantime.