POLICE in the Scottish Borders are appealing for information after tools and vehicles valued at £35,000 were stolen during a raid on an engineering business in St Boswells.

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AB Wight Engineering posted on social media that its new site, was targeted by thieves overnight last night (Tuesday May 9) and listed a quantity of items that were taken which included a Toyota pick-up, a blue Transit, a 16ft trailer, generators and strimmers.

Officers say that their enquiries are ongoing.

A Police Scotland spokesperson said: "Around 8.10am on Wednesday, 10 May 2023, police received a report of a break-in at premises in St Boswells, Melrose.

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"Enquiries are ongoing into the break-in and theft of vehicles and various tools and machinery from the premises."