South Scotland

Man charged over Borders and Lothian farm sheep thefts

A man has been charged following the theft of sheep thought to be worth more than £100,000 from farms in the Borders, Midlothian and West Lothian.

Police Scotland said a 57 year old had been charged with theft after "ongoing inquiries".

A short statement said a report had been submitted to the procurator fiscal.

It added that the value of the animals involved was believed to be £104,940.

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