Man charged with attack on woman in borders home

A man has been charged by police in connection with an alleged serious sexual assault on a woman in her Galashiels home.

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The alleged attack on the 36-year-old woman took place at 10pm on Friday.

A 32-year-old man has been arrested and charged in connection with the incident, Police Scotland said.

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The move came after officers issued an appeal for information.

The man is expected to appear at Selkirk Sheriff Court tomorrow.

Police have issued a reminder for people to ensure their homes are secure at all times.