AN appeal has been launched after £8,000 worth of designer clothing was stolen from a Jedburgh shop.

The incident happened at around 4am today (Tuesday) at David Thomson and Son in the High Street.

More than 100 items of clothing were stolen – including jeans, t-shirts and knitwear from brands such as Levi and Tommy Hilfiger.

Detective Constable Sandy Blacklock of Borders CID said: "This break-in has affected a well-established and popular business which has been at the heart of the community in Jedburgh for many years.

"We urge anyone who saw any suspicious activity around the High Street overnight, or who may have private CCTV or dashcam footage, to come forward if you can help our enquiries.

"I would also ask anyone who is offered items of designer clothing for sale in unusual or suspicious circumstances to let us know.

"Anyone who can help is asked to call 101, quoting incident 0292 of January 7, or call Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111."