Car thief stole keys after breaking into Peebles house

A blue Honda Civic Type R, registration BR04 HON, was stolen from an address in Jubilee Park, Peebles, at 2.40am on Saturday, September 1.
A blue Honda Civic Type R, registration BR04 HON, was stolen from an address in Jubilee Park, Peebles, at 2.40am on Saturday, September 1.

Police are appealing for anyone who witnessed a house break-in and car theft in Peebles in the early hours of Saturday morning in Peebles.

The incident happened at around 2.40am on Saturday, September 1, in the Jubilee Park area of the town when car keys were stolen and used to take a blue Honda Civic Type R, registration BR04 HON.

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Inspector Tony Hodges, deputy local area commander, told us: “This vehicle was seen being driven away a high speed and may have been going towards Edinburgh.

“As part of our inquiries, we are asking anyone who may have seen the car in the early hours of Saturday morning, or since then, to get in touch.

“Those with information should contact Police Scotland on 101, quoting incident number 0614 of September 1, or call the charity Crimestoppers anonymously 0800 555 111.”