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Spaniel killed by hit and run driver

The dog was killed on the B7076 Credit: Google Street View

A cocker spaniel dog has been killed in a hit and run accident.

The black dog was found on the B7076 near to Stevens Croft Power Plant yesterday morning at around 7.10am.

Lockerbie police are now appealing for anyone with information about the incident to get in touch.

Constable Nicola Brunton based at Lockerbie spokesman said: “It appears to have been hit by a vehicle which has failed to stop.

"Drivers are required to report such incidents to the Police and I would ask anyone with information in relation to this incident contact Police at Lockerbie on the 101 number.”

Police search for missing teenage girl

Nicolle Barnett Credit: Police Scotland

Police are searching for a teenage girl who is missing in Dumfries and Galloway.

Nicolle Barnett, 15, was last seen at around 1:40pm on Sunday, 12 March, in the Lockerbie area.

She is described as 5'2", and of slim to medium build, and was last seen wearing dark ripped jeans, a black t-shirt and dark leather style jacket.

She has distinctive green and black hair which is shaven on the left hand side and longer on the right.

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

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Lockerbie drugs haul

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Police Scotland say drugs with an estimated street value of £28,000 have been recovered from a car stopped on the A74(M) near `Lockerbie.

Cocaine and cannabis were seized by officers who stopped the car heading north.

A 33 year old man has been arrested.

Trains delayed between Carlisle and Lockerbie

Virgin Trains. Credit: ITV Border

Rail services between Carlisle and Lockerbie are delayed, because of a fault with the signalling system between Carstairs and Lockerbie.

The fault is thought to have been caused by the bad weather sweeping through the region.

Disruption is expected to continue until around 12pm.

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Appeal for information after Lockerbie hotel break-in

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Police are appealing for information after an early morning break-in at a Lockerbie hotel.

The incident took place at around 5am this morning at the Queens Hotel. Police say a till with 'a large amount of money' was taken.

"We are currently carrying out door to door enquiries in the area and are keen to speak to anyone who may have been on any of the roads around the hotel at this time.

"Anyone who saw anything suspicious, or can help us identify any vehicles on the roads at that time should call us at Lockerbie on 101."

– Sergeant Joyce Adams, Police Scotland

Police are particularly keen to trace two men seen at the hotel around the time of the break-in. They are described as being between 20 and 30. One of the men is slim and around 5'10" tall and was wearing a white cap, black sunglasses, a charcoal coloured jacket, dark trousers and dark trainers. The second had a black hooded jacket, black trousers and white trainers.

Woman found 'safe and well'

A 50-year-old woman who had gone missing in Dumfries has been found, police say.

Hazel Workman went missing after last being seen on the 30th January in Dumfries Town Centre.

Police Scotland have confirmed this afternoon that she was found safe and well.

No further details have been released.

Missing Hazel Workman from Dumfries was found safe and well Credit: Police Scotland

Drugs worth £40,000 seized by Lockerbie traffic police

Police believe the drugs were herbal cannabis. Credit: PA

Drugs worth an estimated £40,000 have been seized by traffic police from the Lockerbie Trunk Road Patrol Group.

At around 4:20pm on 6 January on the A74(M) near junction 20, Eaglesfield, officers stopped a car and discovered the drugs, believed to be herbal cannabis.

Two men, aged 38 and 36, have been arrested detained in police custody.

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