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CCTV released after Dumfries museum theft

One of the men pictured in the CCTV was wearing a distinctive hoody Credit: Police Scotland

Police Scotland have released CCTV images of three men they want to speak to in connection with the break-in and theft of curling memorabilia from the Dumfries Museum on Wednesday 30 April.

Police Scotland would like to speak to these three men in connection with the incident Credit: Police Scotland

The three men are seen in the museum at just after 10pm on that night.

A reward has now been put up by Rhona Martin MBE, whose 2002 Winter Olympics gold medal for curling was one of the items stolen in the raid.

Rhona Martin's gold medal was one of the items stolen in the raid Credit: Police Scotland

Anyone who has information that could help police should contact Police Scotland or Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.

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World Curling Championships attracted thousands

Over the last seven days the eyes of the curling world have been firmly set on Dumfries.

The world seniors and mixed doubles championships have attracted thousands of tourists and brought in millions of pounds to the local economy.

And to top it all off - the ladies Scotland team brought home the Gold.

Lori Carnochan has been catching up with the action:

Curling champions wave goodbye to Dumfries

The week-long competition comes to an end Credit: ITV Border

The senior and mixed doubles world curling championships draw to a close in Dumfries today.

More than 300 competitors from 34 countries, including Romania and Brazil, have taken to the ice over the past seven days.

Around 15,000 spectators have enjoyed the action from both competitions at the ice-bowl and the event has been a huge boost for the town's economy.

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Team GB curlers given civic reception in Lockerbie

Both Team GB's men and women curlers were welcomed to Lockerbie today with a range of events.

The day started off with a Q&A session with local children, before the teams were piped through the streets of the town.

Huge crowds came out to meet them.

"It's incredible, I've been looking forward to this for such a long time and to come and see all the people that gave us such good support and knowing that this was all hear for us ready and waiting, it so so special."

– David Murdoch, Team GB

"It's fantastic. It's actually the first time I've been back to the town, there's still a lot of people that I haven't seen yet that I would like to so yeah I'm looking forward to the rest of the day."

– Claire Hamilton, Team GB

World Curling Championships: last chance to practise

Thanks to the Winter Olympics, it's a sport that needs no introduction. Curling is back and this time it's a bit closer to home.

The World Mixed Doubles and Seniors Championships are getting underway in Dumfries tomorrow.

Today was the last chance for the international visitors to practise on the ice.

Lori Carnochan was there.

Warming: This report contains some flash photography.

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