Newbattle Cemetery solar lights stolen

Police are appealing for anyone who was in the area of Duddingston Park and heard or saw anything suspicious, to contact them on 101 Picture: TSPL

Police are appealing for anyone who was in the area of Duddingston Park and heard or saw anything suspicious, to contact them on 101 Picture: TSPL

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Police in Midlothian are investigating after solar lights from Newbattle Cemetery were stolen last week.

The theft was reported on Wednesday, October 15, when it was discovered that the lights had been taken from a grave within the grounds.

Police are now appealing for anyone who noticed any suspicious activity in the graveyard over the last week to contact police.

A Police Scotland spokesperson said: “This theft was an upsetting discovery for the person attending the grave, and we are appealing for anyone with information to contact police on 101 or Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111.”