South Scotland

Drumjohn water station copper theft probed

Police are investigating a second incident of theft at water monitoring stations in the south of Scotland in the past month.

Copper worth about £1,800 was stolen from the Drumjohn site in Dumfries and Galloway in the latest incident.

Earlier this month a solar panel was taken from a Scottish Environment Protection Agency (Sepa) site in Glenbreck on the River Tweed.

Investigations are ongoing to establish when the latest theft took place.

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