A 36-year-old man has been charged following an armed robbery in Kelso.

Staff at the Co-op in Roxburgh Street were left shaken after being held up at knife-point.

Three bottles of whisky and some cigarettes were stolen just before 11pm on Monday, January 28.

Following enquiries by CID a suspect was arrested yesterday.

Detective Sergeant Callum Peoples from Galashiels CID said: "We recognised the impact this robbery had on the local community within Kelso and a thorough investigation was conducted, culminating in this arrest.

"Crimes of this nature will not be tolerated and whenever they occur we will utilise all resources at our disposal to bring those responsible to justice."