South Scotland

Melrose New Year's Day attack probed

Police investigations are continuing after a man was attacked following Hogmanay celebrations in the Scottish Borders.

The incident was early on 1 January in the East Port area of Melrose.

Hundreds of people had gathered in the town centre at the time to hear live music and watch a fireworks display.

Lothian and Borders Police said two men carried out the attack on another man but no details of the nature of his injuries have been released.

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