Scrap metal theft

scrap metal valued at a four-figure sum has been stolen from a garden in Kelso. The theft, which included old boilers and baths, took place in the Kingscroft area between 12noon and 2pm last Wednesday.

A Lothian and Borders Police spokesman said: “Police would like to speak to anyone who noticed a vehicle being driven suspiciously in the area, or anyone who has any information, which could lead to the identification of those responsible.”

Anyone with any information can contact Kelso Police Station on 01573 223434.