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Rescue team aids injured Innerleithen mountain biker

Hill rescue Image copyright Tweed Valley Mountain Rescue

A rescue team had its first callout of the year to help a mountain biker who had "taken a tumble" on a trail in the Borders.

The incident happened on a "steep hillside" in Innerleithen at about 13:50 on Sunday.

Tweed Valley Mountain Rescue used a stretcher to get the injured man to the roadside.

Police Scotland said the mountain biker had suffered a leg injury in the fall and had been taken to hospital.

Image copyright Tweed Valley Mountain Rescue

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