An 18-year-old man has been arrested and charged in connection with a series of housebreakings in the Kelso area according to Police Scotland.

The first incident happened overnight on Thursday, 17 June at the St Andrews Episcopal Church on Belmont Place Kelso.

The next incidents took place overnight between Tuesday 3 and Wednesday 4 August at the Border Union Agricultural Society in Springwood Park and a property on Station Road in Kelso.

Officers say that the teenager is due to appear at Jedburgh Sheriff Court on Monday 16 August 2021.