Fast food takeaway

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A FAST-FOOD delivery man has been attacked and robbed in Galashiels.

His robber escaped with only a small amount of cash after he had dropped off food at a house at Church Square early on Tuesday night.

The 21-year-old was pounced on by a man as his left the building shortly after 7.30pm. He was not badly injured but the thief fled with a small amount of cash, including the payment he had just collected for the food.

The suspect is white, about 5ft10in, slim and between 20 to 30 years of age. He was wearing a dark beanie hat, dark jacket and jeans. Police have appealed for witnesses.