Two men arrested over metal theft

Police arrested two men on Thursday, April 29, following reports of a van being seen in suspicious circumstances in the Hawick area.

Monday, 3rd May 2021, 9:40 am
Police arrested two men in Hawick on Thursday, and charged them in connection with the theft of metal.

Both males were subsequently charged in connection with the theft of metal, reported to the Procurator Fiscal, and their vehicle seized.

Sergeant Gavin Liddle, Community Action Team, said: "We continue to receive reports of vehicles acting suspiciously in the Borders, with these vehicles often being associated with acquisitive crime.

"We will deal robustly with anyone caught committing these offences, and if a vehicle has been used in the commission of the crime, it will be seized. We encourage anyone who observes anything suspicious, to contact police via 101 (999 in emergency) or report anonymously via Crimestoppers 0800 555 111."