South Scotland

Dumfries police investigate pub cash raid

Police have launched an investigation after thousands of pounds were stolen in a break-in at a pub in Dumfries.

The incident happened at the Broons bar in the town's English Street some time between 01:30 and 09:15 on Sunday.

A spokesman for Dumfries and Galloway Constabulary said a significant amount of money had been taken and checks were trying to establish the exact amount.

Anyone who was in the area at the time and saw anything suspicious has been asked to contact police.

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