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Reston housebreaking

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Police in the Scottish Borders are appealing for witnesses following a housebreaking in Reston.

The incident is reported to have happened at sometime between Wednesday July 2 and Sunday July 20, at an address on Station Road.

A 62-year-old man had returned home from a holiday to find that his property had been entered and a four-figure sum of gold jewellery had been taken from inside.

Enquiries are now underway to trace those responsible and anyone who remembers seeing any suspicious activity in the area is asked to come forward.

Chief Inspector Paula Clark said: “The homeowner is understandably very upset at the theft of his belongings and we are keen to speak with anyone who has information relevant to our enquiries.

“If you remember seeing anyone or anything suspicious in or around Station Road in the past two weeks then please contact police immediately.”

Those with information can contact Police Scotland on 101, or alternatively the charity Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111.

Meanwhile, police in East Lothian are appealing for witnesses following a break-in to a property in Dunbar on Sunday July 13.

The housebreaking happened between 11am and 4pm on Sunday at a property on Belhaven Road.

A quantity of money and jewellery was stolen from within.

Officers are now urging anyone who thinks they can assist with their enquiries to come forward.

 

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