Earlston break-in - witnesses sought

Police are appealing for witnesses following a theft in Earlston earlier today (February 2).

The incident happened between 2.50am and 4am when thieves forced entry into a car dealership, stealing a blue Landrover Defender, a silver Volkswagon Golf GTI and a three-figure sum of cash. A number of vehicle keys were also stolen.

Officers want to trace a dark-coloured Volkswagon Golf seen in the area at the time of the incident.

PC Michael Norrie said: “We are eager to speak to anyone who may have further information about the theft. Anyone with private CCTV in the area is also urged to contact police as they may be able to assist us with our enquiries.”

Call Police Scotland on 101 or contact Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.