Melrose residents have called for a 'heavy-handed' approach to the drunken youths.
Anthony Rodgers was reported missing on Tuesday after last being spotted cycling on the B9011.
The 33-year-old was seriously injured in the 'unprovoked attack' in Glasgow city centre.
Antony Rodgers, 57, has been missing from his home in Elgin since Tuesday night.
Tens of thousands will attend Edinburgh's Hogmanay street party, one of the world's biggest.
People living in some city centre streets require passes to gain access to their homes.
The new year event will be streamed on Facebook and the event's website.