Assault in Peebles

Shop where the assault took place Credit: ITV Border

Police are appealing for information after a female shop assistant was assaulted in Pebbles yesterday (13th November).

The attack happened at around 4.45pm at Thistle Quilting on Peebles High Street.

A man, described as white, in his 40's, around 5'10", of medium build with short black hair, entered the shop, assaulted the shop assistant then ran off in the direction of North Bridge.

He is described as wearing a navy jacket and blue jeans.

A Police spokesperson said:

“This appears to have been an unprovoked attack which has left the victim very shaken. I would urge anyone who has information in relation to this incident to contact Peebles Police station on 01721720637 or contact the Crimestoppers Charity anonymously on 0800 111555."