South Scotland

Gretna thieves make off with clothing haul

Police are investigating the theft of a large amount of clothing from a store in the south of Scotland.

It happened at about 15:40 on Saturday at the Gretna Blacksmiths Shop in Gretna.

Jumpers, jackets, cashmere and silk stoles, and wallets and purses, worth a total of about £5,000 were taken.

Police are trying to trace three people - two men and a woman - who were seen acting suspiciously in the shop around the time of the incident.

One of the men was described as being white, in his late 20s or early 30s, of medium build with short brown hair. He was wearing a grey tracksuit top and bottoms.

The second man was 5ft 5in tall, in his late 40s or early 50s, of slim build. He was wearing a dark bobble hat and a long black jacket.

The woman was said to be 5ft 5in tall, in her late 30s, of medium build. She was wearing a cream puffa jacket and cream bobble hat and had a Glasgow accent.

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