South Scotland

Heathhall bicycle 'thief' makes chocolate bar apology

A bicycle reported stolen from a house near Dumfries has been returned to its owner - along with a bar of chocolate and an apology note.

The incident happened at a communal hallway at a property in Herries Court in Heathhall.

The purple ladies mountain bike was taken some time between 23:40 on Sunday and 14:35 on Monday.

Police appealed for information about the incident but later reported the bicycle had been returned.

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