Man charged after 'threatening bakery staff with knife'
A 24-year-old man was arrested after the alleged incident on Tuesday morning.
A man has been arrested and charged following an alleged attempted robbery at a bakery in the Scottish Borders.
The 24-year-old is said to have entered the bakery in Hawick on Tuesday with a knife before demanding food.
He then allegedly fled the shop empty-handed.
He is due to appear in Selkirk Sheriff Court on Wednesday.
Detective Sergeant Callum Peoples said: "We recognise the alarm this incident caused the local community and have moved quickly to make an arrest.
"Acquisitive crime, particularly those involving weapons, will not be tolerated and whenever such incidents occur we will respond appropriately to bring those responsible to justice."