South Scotland

Dumfries BT yard raid takes cable worth £35,000

Police have launched an investigation after cable worth about £35,000 was stolen from a BT yard in the south of Scotland.

The incident happened at the site on Greystone Avenue in Dumfries overnight between Tuesday and Wednesday.

Police said it appeared that a vehicle had been used in the raid.

They are keen to trace the four occupants of a blue lorry seen in the area between 2250 and 2310 BST on Tuesday.

They were said to be wearing dark clothing.

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