Police incident at Buckholmside

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Police were called to an incident at Buckholmside, near Galashiels, yesterday afternoon.

Traffic was slow for at least one hour along High Buckholmside Road after two police cars, a police van and an ambulance had parked up outside the Ladhope Inn.

A Police Scotland spokeswoman said: “Police in the Borders were called to a residential premises on High Buckholmside in Galashiels at around 4.25pm on Tuesday, November 7, following a report of concern for a man.

“The incident was resolved peacefully and the man was taken to Borders General Hospital.”