03 January 2020 18:41
SOAP actor Paul Brannigan appeared in court today charged with repeatedly stabbing his brother on New Year's Day. The Bafta-winning Angels' Share star is accused of assaulting David Brannigan, 29, to his severe injury and permanent disfigurement in Calton, Glasgow. 1 Police tape remains outside Paul Brannigan's home Credit: Tom Farmer - The Scottish Sun Brannigan, 33, faced the charge during a private hearing at Glasgow Sheriff Court. The actor — who starred in BBC soap River City — made no plea or declaration and was released on bail. Cops confirmed he was arrested following reports of David being found injured in Stamford Street at around 10.20am on Wednesday. A Police Scotland spokeswoman said: "Police were called with a report of a man injured on Stamford Street, Glasgow, at around 10.20am on Wednesday.
"A 29-year-old man was taken to the Glasgow Royal Infirmary. "A 33-year-old man had been arrested and charged in connection with the incident. "A report will be submitted to the procurator fiscal." Paul Brannigan will appear in court again at a later date. MOST READ IN SCOTTISH NEWS Pictured WHAT A COKE! Scots dealer mocks jail time for £15k coke haul with 'let it snow' jumper MUM'S HUNT Mum launched frantic search for Scots lad unaware he was dead in 'hit-and-run' SMASH VICTIM First pic of Scots BA worker seriously injured in crash that killed three pals STREET DRAMA Cops swoop on Fife street amidst reports of 'disturbance' Graphic warning GRIM FIND Snakes and cat found dead in Lanarkshire woods in 'unusual incident' Dad-of-one Brannigan shot to fame in 2012 after playing Robbie in Ken Loach's hit film The Angel's Share. In 2015, he romped with Hollywood beauty Scarlett Johansson for a steamy scene in sci-fi flick Under the Skin — and revealed he was a bag of nerves before filming it. He also starred in Sunshine on Leith and played Gareth O'Connor in telly soap River City. Woman is kicked in stomach and 'abducted' in terrifying doorbell cam vid on NYE as police launch appeal to trace victim and attacker We pay for your stories and videos! Do you have a story or video for The Scottish Sun? Email us at [email protected] or call 0141 420 5300