£33,000 worth of jewellery stolen in Melrose

£33,000 worth of jewellery has been stolen for a house in Melrose while the owners were on holiday.

Neighbours rang the police at 10:30am on 15 March after noticing that the property on Waverley Road had been broken into.

Police Scotland say the jewellery, and iPad 2 and other items were taken from the house.

“Police have been carrying out door-to-door enquiries and we urge anyone who saw anything suspicious in the area to come forward.”

– Constable Corrine Bird, Police Scotland

Anyone with information can contact Police Scotland on 101 or Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111.