South Scotland

Three arrested after Lockerbie cable thefts

Three men have been arrested after a spate of electrical cable thefts from sites in rural Dumfries and Galloway.

It follows a number of incidents in and around the Lockerbie area in the space of the last week.

Police Scotland confirmed that three men aged 21, 23 and 47, all from outside the region, had been reported to the procurator fiscal.

It added that the men were expected to appear at Dumfries Sheriff Court.

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