Police in the Scottish Borders are appealing for witnesses following a break-in to a beauty parlour in Hawick today.
The incident happened some time between 11pm last night and 2.15am this morning on O’Connell Street.
Various items including a three-figure sum of cash and an Ipod Classic were stolen.
Officers are now urging anyone with information that can assist with their enquiries to come forward.
“We are keen to speak to anyone who may have seen or heard any suspicious activity in O’ Connell Street overnight or if they have been offered this item for sale.”
A woman has been taken to hospital with serious burn injuries after being found in Selkirk this morning.
Police Scotland closed the A7 for an hour to allow access for emergency vehicles.
A Police Scotland spokesman said: "Police in the Scottish Borders responded to an incident in Selkirk at around 7.20am on Wednesday 18th March where a woman was found with serious burn injuries in Hillside Terrace.
The Scottish Fire and Rescue Service and Scottish Ambulance Service were also in attendance and the woman was taken to Borders General Hospital where she is currently in a critical condition.
Enquiries into the full circumstances surrounding this matter are ongoing".
Police are appealing for witnesses, after a 64-year-old man was assaulted in Hawick.
At around 11.30am on Sunday, March 8, the man was attacked near to the Hawick Walled Gardens.
He sustained facial and head injuries, and was treated as a precaution by the Scottish Ambulance Service.
The suspect is described as a white man in his 30-40s, wearing a dark boiler suit. He was also seen driving a red forklift type machine.
“This was an vicious attack that has left the victim badly shaken.
“This attack happened in broad daylight and believe there must have several witnesses. We are eager to speak to anyone who may have seen the assault.
"We are also particularly keen to speak to the female driver who was parked nearby.”
Police in the Borders are appealing for witnesses following an assault in Selkirk.
It happened at around 2am on Sunday, on Bleachfield Road in Selkirk near to Thornfield Avenue.
Two men approached a 30-year-old man from behind and assaulted both him and his female companion.
The suspects then ran off in the direction of Thornfield Avenue.
The man sustained an injury to his head and was taken to Borders General Hospital where he was treated.
One of the suspects was wearing a pink or red short-sleeved top, and had a muscular upper body. The second suspect was wearing a grey top.
Officers are urging anyone who can assist with their enquiries to come forward.
"This was a very distressing incident for the victims and we're urging anyone who saw any suspicious behaviour in the vicinity of
Bleachfield Road around 2am, or who knows who the suspects are, to come forward."
A retired Police Inspector from the Scottish Borders has called on Police Scotland to be more transparent about officer numbers.
He says there are not enough officers in the region, and that police need to give more detail on when and where they are working.
Police Scotland say they have enough officers to keep communities safe.
Police Scotland is investigating a suspicious fire at an outhouse at a property in Sanquhar.
The fire in Plantainside, at around 2.30pm on Thursday 12 February, left the outhouse "slightly damaged".
Police want to find two young males, in their late teens/early twenties, one wearing a grey hooded top and the other a brown hooded top who were seen in the area around the time the fire was discovered.
Police in the Scottish Borders are appealing for information to help find a woman missing from Jedburgh.
Ausra Urbonaine, who is originally from Lithuania, was last seen in Howden Road at bout 10.30pm on Monday 26 January.
Since then, the 23-year-old has not been in touch with friends or family and concerns are growing for her welfare.
Ausra (pictured) is described as white, 5 ft 6 in tall, of slim build with long dyed blond hair, and green eyes. She has a mole on the bottom right side of her nose and is thought to be wearing a brown padded jacket.
Officers are urging anyone who can assist with their enquiries to get in touch.
Four high-value mountain bikes have been stolen in Innerleithen.
On Monday at 10.45pm, the Alpine Bike shop at Glentress was broken into.
The total value of the bikes taken is around £10,000.
Pictures of the models of bikes stolen are shown below.
Anyone who saw or heard anything suspicious around the time of the break in, or notices any of these bikes being advertised for sale, is asked to call Police Scotland.
Police Scotland has confirmed that the body found on the beach near Glencaple on Thursday has been identified as Macauley McQueen.
The 18-year-old, from Dumfries, had been missing since December 22.
A post mortem examination has been arranged and the Procurator Fiscal has been informed.
Police Scotland have recovered the body of a male person from a beach near Glencaple in Dumfries and Galloway.
The body was discovered by a member of the public at around 10.30am today.
As yet no formal identification has been made but police say the family of Macauley McQueen have been informed.
The 18-year-old was last seen entering the River Nith on December 22.