Tools worth £900 stolen in Peebles

Police are appealing for witnesses after tools were stolen in Peebles.

The incident happened sometime between 10pm on Sunday and 8am on Monday an address in Kittlegairy Road.

A garden shed was broken into and several drills worth around £900 were taken along with other tools worth about £300. Officers are conducting local inquiries to trace those responsible and anyone who can assist with their investigation is asked to come forward.

Inspector Kevin Harris said: “We are keen to hear from anyone who remembers seeing any suspicious activity in or around Kittlegairy Road on Sunday evening or early Monday morning.

“In addition I would ask any member of the public, who is approached by anyone trying to sell on these items, to contact police immediately.”