A MAN has been charged in connection with a number of thefts from vehicles in Galashiels.

It follows a number of reports which were received by police in May.

A spokesperson for Police Scotland said: "The Community Action Team conducted extensive investigation into the incidents.

"As a result of this enquiry a 50-year-old male has been arrested and charged in relation to these incidents and will be reported to the Fiscal.

"Recovered property will be returned to their owners in due course."