South Scotland

Two teenagers charged over firearms incident in Hawick

Two 14-year-old boys have been arrested and charged with recklessly discharging a firearm in Hawick.

It follows an incident in Mansfield Haugh on 28 February.

Police Scotland said the teenagers had been reported to the Children's Reporter and their airguns had been confiscated.

Insp Carol Wood said "reckless and dangerous behaviour" involving firearms would not be tolerated.

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