A 32-year-old man has been arrested and charged following the attempted theft of a vehicle in Church Street, Galashiels.
The incident happened at around 8pm on Friday 1 September, following a cold call at the address. The man was detained by officers a short time later. He appeared at Selkirk Sheriff Court on Monday 4 September. Galashiels Police said:
Police in the Borders are appealing for witnesses following a number of thefts from cars in Earlston.
The thefts occurred over the night of Tuesday, January 20 and Wednesday, January 21 when four cars were forcibly entered.
Two of the vehicles were parked on the High Street, one parked in Thornbank, while a further vehicle was parked on Haughead Avenue.
A large number of electrical tools were stolen from one of the vehicles.
Police are eager to trace a red vehicle, which was seen in the local area last night, which may be connected to the thefts.
Anyone with information should contact Police Scotland on 101 or through Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111.