POLICE in the Scottish Borders say that two male youths, both aged 13, have been reported in connection with two fires in Peebles.

The first incident took place around 2.30am on Sunday June 19 2022 when a bin was set on fire on the High Street.

A second incident was reported around 3am the same morning.

At that time officers were called to Peebles Swimming Baths on Port Brae following the report of a second bin being set on fire and spreading to the building.

An investigation was launched into the circumstances and this development was announced by Police Scotland on social media earlier today.