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Teenager charged with assault

Police in Midlothian have confirmed that a 16-year-old male has been arrested and charged following a serious assault in Buckie Road, Mayfield.

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The pharmacy at Roslin Medical Practice, in Penicuik Rd, Roslin.

Pharmacy break-in

Police are appealing for information after a break-in to the pharmacy at Roslin Pharmacy.

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Mohammed Ahmed.

Shopkeeper placed on the sex offenders register

A Dalkeith shopkeeper who asked a schoolboy if he was off to watch porn with his two female cousins has been placed on the sex offenders register.

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Hospital worker nine times over the drink drive limit

Hospital worker nine times over the drink drive limit

A hospital worker from Lasswade was caught a massive nine times over the drink drive limit - after claiming she had only downed three pints of lager.

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Theft and attempted break-in

Theft and attempted break-in

Police are appealing for witnesses following an attempted break-in and theft at houses in Bilston.

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Police Scotland

Spate of break-ins

Police are appealing for witnesses following break-ins to sheds and garages at Bonnyrigg, Rosewell and Penicuik

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Rapist to be jailed for attacks

Rapist to be jailed for attacks

A man who repeatedly raped and assaulted two women over an eight-year period has been told to expect to receive a substantial jail sentence.

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Police are appealing for witnesses to serious assault.

Teenager bottled in terrifying attack by gang

A teenager has been left with serious facial injuries after being hit with a bottle in a brutal attack by a gang of youths.

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Sosiveta Nakanacagi outside Edinburgh Sheriff Court. (Picture Alex Lawrie.)

Soldier found guilty of sex assault on girl

A soldier based at Glencorse Barracks has been found guilty of sexually assaulting a schoolgirl.

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Woody, as he has been named by SSPCA staff, was dumped by the roadside yesterday.

Dog dumped near busy Midlothian main road

An appeal has been launched for information after a young dog was callously dumped near a busy Midlothian road.

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Police are appealing for witnesses.

Police appeal as thieves hit care home

Thieves in Midlothian have targeted the elderly with a theft at a care home.

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Lady Dorrian, chairwoman of the Scottish Sentencing Council.

Public consultation on sentencing guidelines for Scottish courts

The public is to have a say in the development of Scotland’s first sentencing guideline which will influence the way offenders are sentenced in our courts.

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The new law came into force from July 3, 2017

Sharing intimate images without consent is not always about revenge

Organisations backing a new law to prosecute those who share intimate images without consent have underlined the crime isn’t always about revenge.

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The stolen black RS500 model is still missing.

Police issue Scotland-wide appeal after theft of rare cars

Police officers investigating the theft of cars from the Buchan area are making a Scotland-wide appeal to the public for information as extensive enquiries continue to trace them.

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Operation Bistra tackled drugs and organised crime.

Cash, weapons and drugs seized in police operation against organised crime in Midlothian

A month-long campaign tackling drugs and organised crime in Midlothian has led to cash, drugs and weapons being seized.

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Attack is alleged to have taken place in a wooded area near to Rullion Road and Deanburn. (Picture: Google)

Man charged with sexual assault of girl (14) in Penicuik woodland

A man has been charged with the sexual assault of a 14-year-old girl in Penicuik.

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Drivers still admit to taking risks by calling and texting while driving, although the number has fallen since new legislation introduced earlier this year.

Law leads to drop in drivers using phones

Scotland has seen a 30 per cent reduction in drivers using mobile phones at the wheel, although some are still willing to take the risk, according to recent research.

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New research has revealed that marital status and age are key in how older people respond to scams.

Scammers target more than 400,000 older people in Scotland

More than 400,000 older people in Scotland believe they have been targeted by scammers, according to new research.

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Appeal after indecent assault on teenage girls in Penicuik

Appeal after indecent assault on teenage girls in Penicuik

Police are investigating a report of an indecent assault in the Deanburn area of Penicuik.

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Car on fire in Dalkeith

Car on fire in Dalkeith

Police are appealing for information after a car was set alight in the early hours of this morning.

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