THIEVES have stolen two motorbikes from a showroom in Duns.

Officers were called to Borders Bikes on the Clockmill Industrial Estate at around 4.35am on Friday, August 3, to reports that there had been a break-in.

A yellow Suzuki RMZ250 and an SWR RS300R Enduro Racer had been stolen.

Officers are now following a positive line of inquiry following the pursuit of a van and its subsequent recovery in south Edinburgh a short time after the housebreaking happened.

DC Andy Loughlin of Galashiels CID said: "This was a brazen attack on business premises and we are carrying out a large number of inquiries in order to trace those responsible and locate the stolen bikes.

"Anyone who may have seen or heard anything suspicious around the industrial estate in the early hours of this morning, or at any point on Thursday 2nd August, should call police."

Contact Police Scotland on 101 quoting reference 569 of Friday, August 3 or Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.