Intruder flees from pensioner

A PLUCKY pensioner chased a man in black she found in her home in Windyknowe Road, Galashiels, last Thursday afternoon.

The man in his 30s fled and the elderly woman alerted police. She told them the intruder was about six feet tall with short, black hair, and wearing a black jersey and black trousers.

The incident happened around 1.30pm and police have launched an appeal for information.