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Kirkcudbright attempted robbery

Attempted robbery in Bridge Street, Kirkcudbright Credit: ITV Border

Police are investigating after a woman was grabbed during what is thought to have been an attempted robbery in Kirkcudbright. It happened in the early hours of Saturday morning, when a 28-year-old woman was walking along Bridge St near Merse Bridge.The woman was not injured but left very shaken. Anyone with information is urged to contact police.


Two men charged over Carlisle robbery

The two men are due to appear at Carlisle Magistrates' Court next month. Credit: ITV Border

Two men have been charged in connection with robbery of a 72-year-old woman on Ashness Drive, on November 3 last year.

Thomas Kirkpatrick, 27, of Shadygrove Road, Carlisle, and Thomas Reynolds, 27, of Brookside place, Carlisle, have been charged with robbery.

They have both been bailed to appear at Carlisle Magistrates' Court on June 27.

Three arrested over jewellery heist

An unspecified amount of jewellery was stolen during the robbery. Credit: Google

Three men have been arrested on suspicion of robbery in connection with a jewellery heist in Carlisle on Friday morning.

The offenders smashed a window at approximately 10.15am and stole an unspecified amount of jewellery.

The incident took place at Peter Fletcher Jewellery in the Market Arcade.

Officers were quickly deployed and have arrested three local men, aged 19, 22, 26 on suspicion of robbery.

All three have been detained for questioning.

Break-in at Dumfries cafe

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Cash was stolen during an early morning break-in at a Dumfries cafe.

Noblehill Cafe on Annan Road was targeted at around 4:20am yesterday.

"It appears that only cash has been taken in the raid and we are carrying out door to door enquiries and reviewing CCTV in the area.

"We are keen to hear from anyone who may have any information about the break-in to get in touch with us at Dumfries through 101."

– Constable Alistair Hope, Police Scotland


Man charged in connection with knife-point robberies

Peking Chef Credit: ITV Border

A man has been charged in connection with three alleged knife-point robberies in Carlisle.

Martin Bainbridge, aged 32, of Port Road, Carlisle, has been charged with two counts of attempted robbery and one count of robbery.

The charges relate to incidents that took place between 8:30pm and 9:30pm on Saturday.

Cumbria Police were called to three locations - Bargain Booze on Central Avenue, Peking Chef on Petteril Bank Road and Pizza Hut on London Road. On each occasion the offender allegedly brandished a knife at staff.

Bainbridge appeared before North Cumbria Magistrates Court today and was remanded in custody.

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