South Scotland

Coldstream farm thieves' haul worth £45,000

Farm thieves have made off with a tractor and hedge cutter worth £45,000 in total from a Borders steading.

The incident happened some time between 17:00 on Friday and 08:15 on Monday at a site near Coldstream.

A John Deere tractor with the registration number R42 KKS along with a Bomford Buzzard hedge cutter were taken.

Anyone who saw any suspicious vehicles or activity in the area has been asked to contact police.

Officers have also urged the farming community to remain "vigilant at all times" after the theft.

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