Nicola Sturgeon’s sister Gillian arrested over Ayrshire incidenton August 14, 2021 at 11:50 am

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Gillian Sturgeon was arrested along with a man over an alleged domestic incident in North Ayrshire.

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The sister of First Minister Nicola Sturgeon has been arrested and charged over an alleged domestic incident.

Gillian Sturgeon, 46, was arrested on Wednesday over an incident at a house in Kilwinning, North Ayrshire, on 7 August.

She was released on an undertaking to appear at Kilmarnock Sheriff Court at a later date yet to be confirmed.

A 50-year-old man, Steven Waite, was also arrested and charged over the incident.

He too was released on an undertaking to appear at the same court at a later date.

A statement released by Police Scotland said: “A 50-year-old man was arrested and charged in connection with an incident that took place within a house in Kilwinning on Saturday August 7.

“He was released on an undertaking to appear at Kilmarnock Sheriff Court at a later date.

“A full report will be sent to the procurator fiscal.”

The statement added: “On Wednesday August 11, a 46-year-old woman was arrested and charged following a report made on Tuesday August 10 regarding an incident that took place within a house in Kilwinning on Saturday August 7.

“She has been released on an undertaking to appear at Kilmarnock Sheriff Court at a later date.

“A full report will be sent to the procurator fiscal.”

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