A controlled explosion has been carried out on a mortar shell in the Scottish Borders.
Police discovered an unexploded mortar shell at an address in Haughhead Avenue in Earlston yesterday, Monday 21 July.
The item was examined by the Explosive Ordnance Disposal unit before being taken to a nearby field, where a controlled explosion was carried out.
Police Scotland say there was no danger to the public at any time.
A man from Earlston in the Scottish Borders has been charged with stalking, and is due to appear at Selkirk Sheriff Court tomorrow (27th November).
Lothian and Borders Police made the arrest after an alleged incident involving a woman at Galashiels Bus Station in Stirling Street, on 24th November.
He is currently being held in custody.
Drugs arrests in Borders
Another seven people have been arrested in the biggest anti-drugs campaign in the Borders for more than 5 years.
It brings the total number of arrests to 38, with quantities of heroin and other drugs being seized from properties.
Police have raided homes in Earlston, Hawick and Galashiels in the last week.
The campaign, named Operation Goal, is aimed at targeting street level drug dealers.