South Scotland

Man charged with murder bid after Galashiels assault

A man has been arrested and charged with attempted murder following an alleged assault in Galashiels.

It follows an incident on Market Street in the early hours of 30 November.

The 21-year-old from Hawick has also been charged with attempting to pervert the course of justice, Lothian and Borders Police said.

A report has been sent to the procurator fiscal and he is due to appear at Selkirk Sheriff Court on Monday.

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