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Police hunt man seen carrying knife in Hawick

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Image caption The man was spotted on a walkway in Hawick at the weekend

Police in the Borders are trying to trace a man seen carrying a knife on a walkway in Hawick.

The incident happened on the route linking the A7 and Galalaw Road at about 20:50 on Sunday.

The man has been described as white, 5ft 6in to 5ft 8in tall with short dark hair.

He was thought to be wearing a black body warmer, white short-sleeved shirt, denim jeans, black boots and a cap with a camouflage pattern on it.

He was last seen heading down the walkway towards Guthrie Drive.

Anyone with information or who recognises the description has been asked to contact police.

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