Jewellery worth £30,000 stolen during property break-in

Police have warned Scots to ensure their homes are secure when leaving for a period of time following the theft.

Jewellery worth £30,000 stolen during break-in at property in West Linton, Scottish Borders Police Scotland

Jewellery worth around £30,000 has been stolen from a property in the Scottish Borders.

The incident happened at the property on Carlops Road in West Linton between Wednesday November 1 and Wednesday November 8.

A large amount of jewellery was stolen during the break-in and police are urging anyone with information to get in touch.

Detective Constable Louise Begley said: “Our enquiries are ongoing and I would urge anyone who may have seen anything suspicious within this time frame or who may have any information which could assist us to get in touch.

“I would like to take this opportunity to remind people to take precautions to ensure that their homes are as secure as possible before leaving.

“Take time to make sure all locks are working and any alarm systems or CCTV are set before leaving your home and remember to remove or store any valuables out of sight.”

Anyone with any information is asked to contact 101 quoting incident 1811 of November 8, 2023.

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