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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.


Lockerbie drugs haul

Credit: ITV Border

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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