Man jailed for Selkirk chemist break-in

The door is boarded up following a break-in at the Alex Weir pharmacy in Selkirk.
The door is boarded up following a break-in at the Alex Weir pharmacy in Selkirk.

A man has been sentenced to four months in jail following a break-in and thefts from a chemist in Selkirk this week.

Twenty-four year old Gary Stewart admitted a reset at court yesterday following the incident on Monday July 13.

Detective Sergeant Adrian Dixon said: “Following information received from the public, a residential property in Selkirk was searched and items stolen from the premises were recovered.

“I would like to thank the community for this assistance in providing vital information which has allowed us to bring this offender before the court the day after the break-in occurred.”