South Scotland

Man charged after sex attack on woman in her Galashiels home

A man has been arrested in connection with an alleged sexual assault on a 36-year-old woman in her home.

The alleged attack took place at about 22:00 on Friday in the Langlee area of Galashiels.

A 32-year-old man was detained and charged after a police appeal for information.

Officers said they will carry out high-visibility patrols in the area and have issued a reminder for people to ensure their homes are secure at all times.

The man is expected to appear at Selkirk Sheriff Court on Monday.

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