South Scotland

Man charged with murder bid on woman in Kelso

Inchmyre, Kelso Image copyright Google

A man has been arrested and charged in connection with the attempted murder of a 56-year-old woman after she was attacked in the Scottish Borders.

She was assaulted at about 17:45 on Tuesday in a property in Inchmyre, Kelso.

The woman sustained a number of injuries to her body and was taken to Borders General Hospital where she continues to be treated.

A 29-year-old is due to appear at Selkirk Sheriff Court on Wednesday.

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