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An investigation has been launched following a serious sexual assault on a woman in the Borders town of Hawick. Police have stepped up patrols in the Burnfoot housing estate to re-assure the local community after receiving a report of the attack.
Enquiries are ongoing into the incident which happened at a flat in Chay Blyth Place during the early hours of Sunday morning and an appeal has been issued for any witnesses to come forward. A spokesman for Lothian and Borders Police said:
Anyone who was in the area at the time, who saw or heard anything suspicious, should contact the police on 0131 311 3131 or Crimestoppers in confidence on 0800 555111.