Police search for two men who stole Kelso bus

POLICE are hunting for two men who stole and crashed a bus in Kelso in the early hours of this morning (Thursday).

The Volvo single decked vehicle, belonging to UK operator First, was found badly damaged in the Thomson View area at 12.20am, not far from Kelso Racecourse where it was taken.

Police say two men were seen running from the bus and one was described as having a dark hooded top.

A First Scotland East spokesperson said: “We can confirm that one of our buses was stolen from our parking area in Kelso in the early hours of this morning.

“The bus, which was out of service at the time, is a single decker Volvo and has been badly damaged.

“We are working closely with Lothian and Borders Police to establish what happened and apprehend the perpetrators.

“We would urge anyone with any information to contact the police force immediately.”