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Police investigation closes Dumfries road

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Police Scotland is advising motorists and members of the public to avoid Brooms Road in Dumfries due to an ongoing investigation.

The road is closed between Eastfield Road through to the mini roundabout at Annan Road.

Eastfield Road is accessible from Brooms Road and Millburn Avenue is accessible from Annan Road.

Police say it's likely to remain closed for sometime.

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Police concerned about missing Dumfries woman

Lauren Jardine. Credit: Police Scotland

Police are growing concerned about a 28-year-old woman who is missing from Dumfries.

Lauren Jardine was last seen about 8:20pm on 24 March, near the Jet garage on Glasgow Road, in Dumfries.

Police say she is 5'3" and of medium build, with bleached blonde shoulder length hair.

She was last seen wearing a red checked shirt, black leggings, light brown boots, and a burgundy coat, and was carrying a white satchel with butterflies on it.

Police are urging anyone with information to contact them on 101.

Two men arrested after serious assault in Dumfries

A man was attacked near the Burns Statue in the town centre.

Two men have been arrested in connection with a serious assault in Dumfries.

A 20-year-old man was attacked near the Burns Statue in the town centre in the early hours of Saturday morning.

He was taken to Dumfries Royal Infirmary where staff say arrived in a stable condition. Two men aged 20 and 27 have been arrested.

Man in hospital after serious assault in Dumfries

A police investigation is underway after a serious assault in Dumfries hospitalised a man. Credit: ITV Border

A police investigation is underway after a serious assault in Dumfries hospitalised a man.

It happened at 2:20 this morning by the Burns statue in the town centre.

A 20-year-old man was taken to Dumfries Royal Infirmary where he remains in a stable condition.

Police say their enquiries are ongoing.

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Break-in at Dumfries cafe

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Cash was stolen during an early morning break-in at a Dumfries cafe.

Noblehill Cafe on Annan Road was targeted at around 4:20am yesterday.

"It appears that only cash has been taken in the raid and we are carrying out door to door enquiries and reviewing CCTV in the area.

"We are keen to hear from anyone who may have any information about the break-in to get in touch with us at Dumfries through 101."

– Constable Alistair Hope, Police Scotland

Closeburn teenager still missing

David has now been missing for four days. Credit: Police Scotland

Police have renewed their appeal to find a teenager who is missing in Dumfries and Galloway.

David Ormerod, 15, was last seen at around midday on Sunday 12 March when he left his home in Closeburn to play rugby in Dumfries.

He is described as 5'10", and of slim build, and has links to Dumfries, Newcastle, Thornhill and Cumbernauld.

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