South Scotland

Jedburgh grave memento thieves strike for second time

Police have launched an investigation into the theft of solar-powered lights and toys from a grave at a Scottish Borders cemetery.

It is the second reported incident at the same site in the Castlegate Cemetery in Jedburgh this month.

A Lothian and Borders Police spokesman said the incidents had caused "huge upset and heartache to the family concerned".

The thefts occurred some time between 15 and 28 August.

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