Arrest made after 'man in car approaches teenage girl at roadside'

A man in a white car allegedly pulled up alongside the girl during the incident in Galashiels on May 12.

Man, 28, charged after teenage girl ‘approached by person in car’ on Melrose Road in Galashiels STV News
Galashiels: Man charged after teen 'approached by person in white car' while walking along street.

An arrest has been made after a teenage girl was allegedly approached by a man in a car in the Borders. 

The incident reportedly took place on Melrose Road in Galashiels on Thursday, May 12.

A man in a white car is said to have pulled up alongside the girl before leaning out the window, attempting to engage her in a conversation. 

The 15-year-old was left unhurt, but shaken by the incident.

On Wednesday, police said a 28-year-old man had been arrested and charged with threatening and abusive behaviour. 

The force added that the man is subject of a report to the Procurator Fiscal.