Boy, 12, and teenager charged over Scotmid attack

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A 12-year-old boy and a teenager have been charged in connection with an unprovoked attack on a man by a gang outside a Midlothian shop.

A 27-year-old man was set upon near the Scotmid Co-op on Mayfield Place, Mayfield, between 17:00 and 18:30 on Friday 30 October.

An 18-year-old man was due to appear at Edinburgh Sheriff Court.

The 12-year-old has been referred to the Children's Reporter. Police are still trying to trace others involved.

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