A MAN will appear today at Selkirk Sheriff Court in connection with an attempted murder in Kelso.

The man was arrested and charged with the attempted murder of a 56-year-old woman in Kelso.

The incident took place at around 5.45pm on Tuesday within a property at Inchmyre.

The victim sustained a number of injuries to her body and was taken to the Borders General Hospital where she continues to be treated.

Following an investigation a 29-year-old man was detained and charged.

In a statement from Police Scotland, they said: "We would like to thank the public for their support and for coming forward with information during this inquiry."