A GALASHIELS couple have been accused of theft by housebreaking.

Catriona Aprile, who is 38, and 32-year-old Robert Charters of Church Square, are alleged to have committed the offence in Galashiels in April.

Both made no plea during private hearings at Selkirk Sheriff Court and the cases were continued for further examination.

Aprile and Charters were both released on bail.