Man cleared of Kelso supermarket robbery charge

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Wayne Wilkes had denied carrying out the robbery in November last year

A man has been cleared of carrying out a robbery at a supermarket in the Scottish Borders.

Wayne Wilkes, 38, of Kelso, had denied forcing staff to open a till and robbing them while wearing a mask over his face.

The offence was alleged to have been committed at a Co-op store in the town in November last year.

The case against him was found not proven following a jury trial at Jedburgh Sheriff Court.

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