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Appeal following break-in, Hawick

Published 22nd June 2020

Officers in the Scottish Borders are appealing for information following a theft by housebreaking at a business premises in Hawick.

The incident happened between 3pm on Saturday, 20 June, and 4pm on Sunday, 21 June, at the town’s Mansfield Gardens industrial estate.

A significant number of items, totalling around £23,000 were taken, including a Karcher HDS 1000 pressure washer, a Karcher Puzzi 30/4E carpet cleaner, a Fortador Pro Plus steam cleaner, a Steinel car wrapping kit and PDR tools.

Detective Constable Andrew Forsyth, of Galashiels CID, said:

“We would like to speak to anyone who may have seen anything suspicious on the industrial estate between mid-afternoon on the Saturday and 4pm on the Sunday.

“In particular, we are keen to find out more about any vehicles that may have been in the area between 10.30pm and 10.45pm on Saturday, 20 June. Also, if anyone has dash-cam footage that could assist with our enquiries please get in touch.

“If you can help please contact Police Scotland on 101, quoting incident 2909 of Saturday, 20 June 2020, or a make a call anonymously to the charity Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111.”


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