Update: Police appeal for witnesses after spate of vandalism in Selkirk

An investigation into a spate of vandalism across Selkirk at the weekend has been launched by police.

Wednesday, 15th April 2020, 3:41 pm
Updated Wednesday, 15th April 2020, 3:48 pm
Selkirk councillor Caroline Cochrane outside Turnbull's Shoe Repairs in High Street, Selkirk.

In Ettrick Terrace, a car belonging to a nurse isolating between shifts at the Five Turrets holiday home had its lights smashed.

It was one of multiple cars damaged that night during which planters in High Street were also broken and the rugby club’s town centre noticeboard smashed.

Police say enquiries are ongoing into the damage to the nurse’s car and to the vandalism in the town centre.

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The Five Turrets holiday home in Ettrick Terrace.

Reaction here: https://www.thesouthernreporter.co.uk/news/crime/overnight-vandalism-rampage-slammed-big-blow-selkirk-2538225A police spokeswoman said; “Around 7.40pm on Sunday, April 12, police received a report of damage having been caused to a vehicle in Ettrick Terrace, Selkirk, overnight.

“Enquiries are ongoing and anyone with information is asked to contact police on 101 quoting incident 3,450 of Sunday, April 12.”

She added: “At around 3.30am on Sunday, April 12, police received a report of a man causing damage in High Street, Selkirk.

“Officers attended and found that a plant pot had been smashed, vehicle wing mirrors damaged and a glass noticeboard smashed.

High Street, Selkirk, where car mirrors were damaged during a spate of vandalism on Saturday night.

“Enquiries are ongoing and anyone with information is asked to contact police on 101 quoting incident 578 of Sunday, April 12.”