South Scotland

Man charged over Coldstream pensioner assault

A man has been charged over an assault on an 80-year-old man in a Scottish Borders town.

It follows an incident on the High Street in Coldstream at about 13:00 on Tuesday 16 August in which the pensioner suffered minor injuries.

Insp John Scott said there had been an "excellent response" from the public following an appeal for information.

Police said a 40-year-old man had been charged and a report would be sent to the procurator fiscal.

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