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Man charged after Hawick robbery

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Police Scotland have confirmed that a 50-year-old man has been arrested and charged in connection with two break-ins at Johnstons of Elgin on Mansfield Road, Hawick.

The first incident took place around 12.50am on Monday, 14 October, and the second around 9.45pm on Wednesday, 16 October, where a number of goods worth around £5,000 were stolen.

The man is due to appear in Selkirk Sheriff Court on Monday, 21 October.

“I would like to thank the public for their support during our investigation following the two break-ins at Johnstons of Elgin.

The shop is steeped in history and the support from the local community has been vital.

A number of stolen goods have been recovered but we would urge members of the public to contact police if they are being approached to buy any items illegally.”

– Detective Constable Sandy Blacklock, Galashiels CID