AN INVESTIGATION has been launched after power tools were stolen in the Borders.

The items were taken from locked storage containers near Heriot, between 4.30pm on Wednesday and 8am on Thursday.

A Police Scotland spokesperson said: "If you were in the area at the time and may have seen or heard anything suspicious please contact Police Scotland on 101, quoting incident number 0682 of July 30.

"Alternatively please contact crime stoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111."