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Mounted Police on patrol in Dumfries

Mounted Police Credit: ITV News Border

Officers from the Mounted Branch of Police Scotland are visiting Dumfries to carry out patrols across the town.

A team of six horses and officerS will support local officers on patrol across Dumfries, Locharbriggs and Heathhall.

The mounted division will receive their task duties from locally based supervisors on their first visit to 'V' Division, Dumfries and Galloway.

They are expected to leave from town's Divisional Headquarters, Cornwall Mount, just after 11am.