Police warning as guns are stolen in two robberies.

Police are investigating two break-ins in Dumfries where guns, jewellery, cash and alcohol have been taken from two homes in a week. In both cases, the properties were vacant at the time with the owners being away on holiday.

Enquiries are being made into both these crimes in an attempt to recover the property, in particular the firearms. Police want to speak to anyone who has been offered any of the property for sale, or who may know the whereabouts of any of the property.

Officers in Dumfries can be contacted on 0845 600 5701 or through Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111