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Police investigate D&G hotel and restaurant break-in

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Police Scotland are investigating a break-in to a hotel and restaurant in Dumfries and Galloway.

The Steamboat Inn at Carsethorn was broken into sometime over the night from Monday 22 to Tuesday 23 may.

£1000 was stolen during the raid.

We want to hear from anyone in the village who may have seen or heard anything suspicious over Monday or the early hours of Tuesday this week.

– Constable Sam Ewart, Police Scotland

Anyone with information is being asked to call Police Scotland at Dumfries on 101.

Police appeal after cars' tyres slashed in D&G

Police Scotland are seeking for information regarding vandalisms in Gretna Credit: ITV Border

Police are seeking for information after two vehicles in Gretna, Dumfries & Galloway were vandalised overnight.

A white Nissan Note and a silver Honda Jazz both had their tyres vandalised in the street between 2pm on Tuesday, 9th May and 10.15am on Wednesday, 10th May.

I would appeal to anyone who saw anything suspicious in Gretna Loaning or the surrounding area to get in touch.

– Constable Ryan McGarvey

Anyone with information can contact officers at Annan Police Office on 101, quoting incident number PDG0106920517.


Police appeal for owner of stolen sat nav

Police will require proof of ownership Credit: PA

Cumbria Police are searching for the owner of a sat nav they seized last month. They say it is believed to have been stolen due to the way it was found.

No one has come forward to report a stolen sat nav, and police are now asking for the possible owner or anyone with information to get in touch by emailing

Anyone who comes forward to claim it is required to show proof of ownership. Police say there are clear identification marks on the device.

Dumfries police appeal for dashcam footage of road crash that left two people dead

Police Scotland are appealing for any information Credit: ITV Border

Police Scotland are appealing for any information or dash-cam footage following a road crash in Dumfries that killed two people on Sunday, 23rd April.

A black Vauxhall Astra was captured travelling eastbound on the A711 near to Tower Wood, Dumfries, around 9.50pm.

Police say they are making extensive enquiries to find out exactly what happened.

A full investigation is underway and we have spoken to a number of people as part of our enquiries. We previously appealed for the occupants of an estate car to come forward and I would like to thank the occupants of this car for contacting us.

However, I am keen to speak to all members of the public who were on the A711 that night, whatever their direction of travel. Were you on the road prior to the incident taking place, perhaps you saw the black Vauxhall Astra travelling eastbound? Any information can be significant in an investigation and it’s important we gather as much detail as possible so we can establish the full circumstances of what occurred.

– Sergeant Paul Dodds

Anyone with more information is urged to contact the Road Policing Officers at Dumfries Police Station by calling 101.

Police appeal for witnesses to robbery in the Borders

Borders Police are investigating the robbery in Galashiels Credit: ITV Border

Borders Police are investigating a robbery on The Black Path in Galashiels. A 32-year-old woman, who was not injured, had her cash and her mobile phone stolen. They say the robbery took place on Friday, 28th April, between 2.30pm and 3pm.

Since this incident was reported to us on Tuesday, May 2nd, we have been conducting a number of inquiries in The Black Path area.

Anyone who witnessed suspicious behaviour in The Black Path area, and additionally in Dale Street, Huddersfield Street; and the bridge behind New Look, on Friday, April 28, is asked to contact police as soon as possible.

– Police Constable Steven Irvine, Galashiels Police Station

Anyone with more information can get in contact with Galashiels' Proactive Unit on 101, quoting incident number 1076 of May 2, or anonymously through Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111.

Police appeal for witnesses to arson attack in Cumbria

Cumbria Police are asking for people with information to get in touch Credit: PA

Cumbria Police are asking for people with information about an arson attack at Kirkby Lonsdale to get in touch.

They say the suspect is believed to have used a torch lighter fluid to start a fire behind the victim's back door.

The attack happened at a house at Lunefield Garde over the May Day bank holiday weekend. A number of garden chairs and pots were damaged.

Anyone can contact the police by emailing, by telephoning 101 and asking to speak to PC 2339 Katherine or anonymously through Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111.


Recognise these men?: Cumbria Police appeal for factory burglars

CCTV image 1 Credit: Cumbria Constabulary

Police officers investigating a burglary at Linton Tweeds factory in Shaddongate, Carlisle have released images of two men connected to the offence.

Two suspects climbed over a six-foot-high fence, in the early hours of the 22nd of February this year, damaging a panel in a door in order to get in to the factory.

Theystole a navy Berghaus fleece body warmer, a grey Boss hoodie and a grey woolly hat with SR37 in blue writing.

CCTV image 2 Credit: Cumbria Constabulary

Anyone who can assist with the investigation is urged to contact Cumbria Constabulary, quoting incident number 54 of 22 February 2017.

Police appeal for information after two burglaries of Carlisle building site

Cumbria Police are appealing for information Credit: PA

​Cumbria Police are investigating two burglaries that happened in Carlisle over the Easter weekend.

They occurred at the McKnights building sites in Aglionby and Wetheral between 4:30pm on 14th April and 8:00 am on 15th April 2017.

Heavy duty tools were used to get into the containers. Tools were stolen from the property.

Police are appealing for anyone with information to contact PC 2052 Whatman on 101, email or call Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.

Recognise these men? Police appeal for witnesses

Police are looking for these two men in connection with an assault Credit: Cumbria Police

Police are looking for these men in connection to an assault that left a man in hospital with a head injury.

The assault took place in the Border Rambler pub on Botchergate, Carlisle and happened in the early hours of Sunday morning.

Police are urging witnesses or anyone who recognises any of the men to get in touch on 101 quoting 'incident number 30 of 13 November 2016' or Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.

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