A 22-year-old Dalkeith man has been charged with attempted murder following an incident in the town on Monday morning.
He was expected to appear at Edinburgh Sheriff Court on Tuesday.
Police officers attended at Woodburn Drive, Dalkeith, at around 5am on Monday in response to a report of damage to a house.
A crime scene was established and the area was cordoned off for several hours to allow enquiries to be carried out.
Police Scotland is appealing for anyone who may have seen a male, wearing dark clothing and cycling a dark frame bike and carrying a white rucksack, in the Woodburn area in the early hours of Monday.
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