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Men arrested over fountain theft in Haddington

Court Street in Haddington
Image caption The police said men were found in the fountain in Court Street, Haddington

Two men have been arrested and charged in connection with the alleged theft of money from a public fountain.

Police officers were called to Court Street in Haddington at about 02:40 on Thursday following reports people were in the fountain removing coins.

Almost £29 in change was recovered and returned to the fountain.

A spokesman for Lothian and Borders Police said the men, aged 21 and 24, were scheduled to appear in court at a later date.

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