Man and dog sought

POLICE have this week issued an appeal for witnesses following an alleged altercation at Glentress Forest near Peebles involving a group of runners and a man with a dog.

The incident, in the area known locally as Janet’s Brae, occurred at about 10am on Tuesday, March 20 and police have issued a description of the man they would like to speak to.

He is in his mid 50s, six foot tall with a stocky build and a full beard. He was wearing a peaked cap and a waterproof coat and was accompanied by a black Labrador dog.