South Scotland

Man arrested at illegal travellers' site in Galashiels

A 26-year-old man has been arrested following an incident at an illegal travellers' site in Galashiels.

Lothian and Borders Police visited the public car park in Currie Road on Tuesday after being notified six caravans had set up camp.

During an examination of the vehicles the man from Aylesbury, Buckinghamshire, was arrested for an alleged obstruction.

He was later released and will be reported to the procurator fiscal.

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