Thieves make quick getaway - with Porsche!

Lothian and Borders Police are appealing for witnesses following a high-value robbery in the Borders.

The incident happened sometime between 3pm on Sunday, February 27, and 9am on Sunday, March 13, at an address in Haughhead Avenue, Earlston.

The suspects gained entry to the property before causing significant damage within.

A large number of items and a Porsche Cayenne 4x4 were then stolen and police are appealing for anyone who saw anything suspicious in the area to come forward.

A police spokesman said: “This damage to the property and subsequent theft of such high-value goods has left the owner deeply distressed.

“Anyone who remembers seeing any suspicious activity in or around Haughhead Avenue is asked to contact police immediately.

“Similarly, anyone with information that can help us identify those responsible is also asked to get in touch as soon as possible.”

Anyone with any information should contact Lothian and Borders Police on 0131 311 3131, or Crimestoppers, in confidence and complete anonymity, on 0800 555 111.