Information sought after person assaulted in Galashiels last night

An investigation has been launched following an assault in Galashiels yesterday.

By Kathryn Wylie
Thursday, 21st May 2020, 4:58 pm
Melrose Road in Galashiels.
Melrose Road in Galashiels.

Police are appealing for witnesses and information to the early-evening incident.

A forces spokesman said: “We are asking for assistance from the public following an assault that happened on Melrose Road in Galashiels between 8.25pm and 8.45pm on Wednesday, May 20. The assault took place on Melrose Road near to the junction with Hawthorn Road.”

Anyone with information which could help is asked to contact Police Scotland by on 101 or Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 55111, quoting incident number 4015 or Wednesday, May 20.

Police have also issued two other witness appeals for incidents which took place last night: