Tools worth £7,500 stolen from Galashiels depots

TWO Scottish Power depots in Galashiels have had a total of £7,500 worth of equipment stolen, police announced today (Thursday).

And officers wish to track down a large van seen near both facilities at the time.

The Scottish Power centres at Melrose Road and Winston Road were targeted between 8.05pm on Monday and 4.25am on Tuesday.

The items stolen include a quantity of copper metal and a number of expensive tools.

A police spokesman said: “Anyone who was in the area of Melrose Road or Winston Road, Galashiels around this time and remembers seeing anything suspicious or anyone with information is asked to contact the police.

“The police are particularly interest in sightings of a large van in the area.”