Quad bikes stolen from Berwickshire farms

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Police in the Scottish Borders are appealing for witnesses following the theft of quad bikes from three farms in Berwickshire and the attempted theft of another.

All four incidents took place between the evening of Monday, December 9 and morning of Tuesday, December 10.

The first theft took place at North Fallaknowe Farm, Coldingham. A green Kawasaki quad bike worth £2500 was stolen between 4pm and 8am.

Secondly, a red Honda quad bike worth £4000 was stolen from West Blanerne Farm, Duns between 5pm and 8am.

There was also an attempt to steal a quad bike from Bellstruther Farm, Duns, with thieves attempting to steal the vehicle sometime between 5.30pm and 9am.

The final incident took place at Winshiel Farm, Duns between 10pm and 7am.

A red Honda quad bike worth £6000 was stolen along with other items including a large quantity of food and a Husqvarna chainsaw worth £600.

Officers are appealing for any information in relation to any of the thefts.

Chief Inspector Andrew Clark commented: “Those responsible for these thefts may try and sell these vehicles on and so anyone who comes across individuals attempting to do so is asked to contact police immediately.

“Similarly, anyone who remembers seeing any suspicious activity around the farms between Monday evening and Tuesday morning, or who has information that can assist with our enquiries is also asked to come forward.”

Anyone with information should contact Police Scotland on 101, or make an anonymous report through Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111.