Golf shop theft details released

Police investigating the break-in and theft from The Hirsel golf club in Coldstream have released a further description of the stolen goods.

As previously reported, the incident happened at around 2.40am on Tuesday, Decem,ber 2, at the Hirsel Golf Club on Kelso Road, Coldstream.

The pro shop was forcibly entered and goods to the value of £8,500 were stolen from inside.

Some of the items taken included a large quantity of mens polo shirts, ladies body warmers and polo shirts.

They all bear the distinctive Hirsel Golf Club crest.

The clothes were taken along with a selection of custom-made putters and drivers, as well as windproof tops and trousers.

Detective Constable James Harrison said: “This break-in has resulted in thousands of pounds worth of goods being stolen from the pro shop and we are keen to hear from anyone who can assist with our enquiries.

“The polo shirts and body warmers all have the insignia of Hirsel Golf Club on the front which is unique to their shop.

“If members of the public are offered these items for sale or are aware, do not accept them and contact police immediately.

“Similarly anyone who remembers seeing any suspicious activity around the golf club in the early hours of Tuesday morning, or who has information that can help us identify those responsible is asked to contact us immediately.”

Those members of the public who feel they have information can contact Police Scotland on their non-emergency number, 101.

Alternatively, they can call the charity Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111.