Police catch dangerous driver during Haugh patrol

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A 21-YEAR-OLD local man has been charged with dangerous driving.

It comes following a number of concerns raised by members of the public regarding dangerous and inappropriate driving in Hawick Common Haugh.

Local police have been carrying out several enquiries, which has resulted in the arrest of the man.

Inspector Paula Clark (pictured) said: “I have received a number of complaints from local people regarding this issue and I tasked my officers with making further enquiries.

“I am delighted that a male has been charged for dangerous driving as this gives a clear message to others that we will not tolerate such driving manoeuvres. In addition, this is an great example where the police are listening to the issues raised by local people and taking direct action.”

A report will be submitted to the procurator fiscal.