A SECOND boy has been charged in connection with a fire at Peebles High School.

It follows an incident which happened at around 1pm on Thursday, November 28.

A Police Scotland spokesperson said: "Police Scotland can now report that a second boy has now been charged in relation to the wilful fire-raising at Peebles High School on Thursday, November, 28. 

"A report will be sent to the Children's Reporter. 

"We would remind the public that, as the person charged is below the age of 18, he cannot be named or identified for legal reasons as per the Criminal Procedure (Scotland) Act 1995."