Midlothian village hit by series of break-ins

A red framed mountain bike, Revolution Triad 3.0, stolen during a break-in in Roslin

A red framed mountain bike, Revolution Triad 3.0, stolen during a break-in in Roslin

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Police are appealing for witnesses following a series of break-ins in Roslin.

Three garages and sheds in Roslin were broken into overnight in Rosabelle Road, Station Road and Penicuik Road between Monday, February 8 and Tuesday, February 9.

Property including three pedal cycles were stolen during the incidents. One of the pedal cycles was later recovered.

One of the stolen bikes is described as a red framed mountain bike, Revolution Triad 3.0, with 24 gears, disc brakes, shimano components, and flat pedals.

Sergeant Michele Lindsay of Penicuik Police Station, said: “Theft by housebreaking is a crime that significantly impacts on people’s lives I would ask people to review their security in the light of these break-ins and to make sure they have taken adequate steps to protect their possessions.

“I would also like to reassure the community that we have a dedicated team of officers investigating these crimes and would urge anyone who saw any suspicious activity or has any information in relation to these incidents to please contact police immediately on 101, or alternatively the charity Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.”

For further information about home or personal security, please speak to a local officer, visit your local station, call Police Scotland on 101, visit www.scotland.police.uk/keep-safe/home-and-personal-property or www.scotland.police.uk/keep-safe/personal-safety/party-safe.