Witness appeal after Peebles robbery

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Police are appealing for witnesses following a robbery in Peebles on Friday night.

A 14-year-old boy has been charged in connection with the robbery and a report will be sent to the Children’s reporter.

The incident happened on a path leading from the pedestrian bridge on the Cuddyside towards March Street at around 10.05pm on Friday, July 7.

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A police spokesperson said: “A 42-year-old man and a 54-year-old woman were walking in the area when they were approached and threatened by a group of youths.

“The man was then assaulted and a bag containing a quantity of alcohol was stolen.

“The man attended Borders General Hospital and received treatment to a number of injuries. The woman was uninjured.”

Enquiries are ongoing: call 101, quoting reference 3114 of July 8.