Police round up - Tuesday morning

OFFICERS are hunting a thief who stole a charity box from the Plough Hotel in Town Yetholm, believed to have taken place on November 4 or 5.

In Lauder, three Silkie chickens valued at £180 have been stolen from a coop on the outskirts of the town last weekend.

And in Peebles, a vandal covered vehicles and property with red spray paint at Southpark Industrial Estate last weekend.

Meanwhile, Hawick officers are hunting the culprits who smashed a rear window of a Vauxhall car parked in Stonefield Place on Sunday night.

Anyone with information on any of the incidents is asked to contact the police.