Police hunt vehicles thieves in Hawick

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Police in the Borders are investigating following a series of vehicle-related thefts in the Hawick area.

The first incident occurred overnight between Saturday, October 31, and Sunday, November 1, when a minibus was stolen from Fairhurst Drive.

The vehicle was subsequently found at Whitmuir House on Tuesday, November 3, with its number plates switched.

Another vehicle was subsequently stolen from Borthwick Brae, near Roberton, Hawick, on Tuesday, November 3. This vehicle is yet to be recovered.

In a separate incident, a set of number plates was also stolen from outside an address in Alemoor Court. This incident was reported to police on November 3.

Inspector John Scott said: “There have now been a number of car related thefts in the Hawick area over the last few days and we are appealing for any information regarding these incidents.

“Anyone with information is asked contact police on 101.”

Those with information can contact Police Scotland on 101 or anonymously through Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111.