Friday, January 2 – One man has been arrested for a reported assault on a woman at a residence in West End yesterday.
Initial inquiries indicated that the man, a relative of the homeowner, came out of the bedroom and attacked the female while she was visiting the home. There is no indication that she had previously known the attacker.
She received a laceration to the side of her neck in the attack. A knife was recovered on the floor after the incident.
She was taken to Peebles Hospital where she was treated for the laceration.
Police continue investigations.