Police are appealing for witnesses following a vandalism at Earlston Primary School.
The incident happened sometime between 10pm on Wednesday 27th and 8.30am on Thursday 28th October.
A section of the perimeter wall was spray-painted with graffiti and local officers are now conducting inquiries to trace those responsible.
Constable David Ross of Duns Police Station said: “Such incidents of vandalism are extremely disappointing and can have an adverse affect on the local community.
“I would ask anyone who was in the area of the school and who noticed any suspicious activity around the time of this incident to come forward to police.”
Those with information can contact Police Scotland on 101 or, alternatively information can be passed anonymously through the charity Crimestoppers 0800 555 111.”