South Scotland

Armed police sent to Hawick flat after weapon reports

Armed police were deployed during an incident in the Scottish Borders after reports a weapon had been seen.

Police were called after a man was reportedly assaulted in a flat in the Oliver Crescent area of Hawick at about 11:00 on Monday.

They said a man had now been detained in connection with the incident.

A spokesman said inquiries were under way in order to establish the full circumstances of "what happened within the address".

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