Man released in connection with Peebles assault

A 41-year-old man who was arrested in connection with an alleged assault in Peebles has been released without appearing in court.

Lothian and Borders Police said that a male was due to appear from custody today (November 22nd), at Jedburgh Sheriff Court charged with attacking a 52-year-old woman in a shop on Peebles High Street on November 13th.

Aspokesman for the Crown Office said there was no court appearance with the matter still under investigation.

"The Procurator Fiscal at Selkirk received a report concerning a 41 year old male in connection with an alleged incident on November 13 in Peebles."After full and careful consideration of the report by the Procurator Fiscal, the accused was liberated pending further investigations."

– Spokesman, Crown Office