POLICE are appealing for help to track down thieves who stole two gates and aluminium fencing.

Thieves struck during the first weekend in December at the rural location close to the village of Lanton, near Jedburgh.

Despite enquiries over the past month officers have been unable to trace the culprits.

It is believed the gates and fencing were taken between Wednesday, December 4 and Monday, December 9.

A Police Scotland spokesperson said: "A quantity of aluminium fencing and two gates were stolen from a trailer located in a field near Lanton.

"If you have any information that may assist with this enquiry please contact us on 101 and quote incident number 1085 of December 9."