Arrest made in vandal hunt

A male has been arrested and charged after a spate of vandalism in Hawick.

Four vehicles in North Bridge Street were damaged, along with a window at Hawick Library and a window in Allars Crescent on Tuesday, August 4.

A number of plants were also uprooted outside the Boots chemist. As a result of police inquiries, a 16-year-old was detained yesterday and charged.

Police are currently following a positive line of inquiry to trace another individual believed to have been involved.