A 51-year-old man has pleaded guilty to being responsible for thefts from two parked cars in Galashiels.

Patrick Loyden admitted the offences which happened at Wilderhaugh on May 1 and Lawyers Brae on May 8.

Loyden, formerly of Torwoodlee Road, Galashiels, and now living at Hillend Drive, Hawick, had sentence deferred at Selkirk Sheriff Court for background reports.