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Britain’s Most Wanted list: sexual crimes

These are the people most wanted by police forces in the UK in relation to alleged sexual offences.

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Police Scotland

Appeal after bikes stolen during Penicuik housebreakings

Police are appealing for witnesses following three housebreakings and thefts in Penicuik.

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Midlothian House, the main office for Midlothian Council, Buccleuch Street, Dalkeith

Fraud investigation at Midlothian Council

An investigation is under way at Midlothian Council into serious fraud allegations over the awarding of road servicing contracts to at least one private company.

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Sheep Worrying campaign launched at Flotterstone. . Paula Newton (National Heritage Officer), Eileen Nicolson (NHO volunteer)

Sheep warning to dog owners

The perennial countryside problem of sheep worrying features prominently in the 2018 Rural Crime Initiative which began recently.

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Nursery break-in

Nursery break-in

Police are appealing for witnesses after the Happy Days Nursery, Eskbank was broken into last weekend.

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GV of Straiton Retail Park 10/7/17

Arrests following Straiton incident

Two men have been arrested following an assault and attempted robbery at the Straiton Retail Park earlier this year.

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Police have labelled the attack as 'despicable and cowardly'

Bogus caller in Penicuik

Police are appealing for information or witnesses regarding a possible bogus caller at a house in Cuiken Terrace, Penicuik on Tuesday morning.

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Police Scotland

Police warning as clocks change

With the clocks due to go forward this weekend, police are urging people to keep home security in mind when they start to enjoy the lighter nights and warmer weather over the coming months.

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Police report to 45 and 47 Woodburn Road, Dalkeith following the murder of John Lynch on Saturday 3/3/18. Pic taken 5/3/18

Man charged with Dalkeith murder

A 45-year-old man has been charged with murder following the death of ‎a man in Dalkeith.

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Police are keen to speak to the driver.

Danderhall business break-in

Police in Midlothian are appealing for witnesses following a break-in at a business in Danderhall.

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Huck the tortoise.

Theft of tortoise from Edinburgh Butterfly and Insect World

Police are appealing for witnesses following the theft of a tortoise in Lasswade.

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Police Scotland

Drugs arrest

A man has been charged under the Misuse of Drugs Act following the recovery of Class A drugs in Penicuik.

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Police  images of the man and woman whom officers believe may be able to assist them with their enquiries.

Images released following theft

Police in Midlothian are appealing for witnesses following a distraction theft in Dalkeith involving an 81-year-old woman.

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Police Scotland

Police appeal following robbery

Police are appealing for witnesses following a robbery in Loanhead.

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Millions of pounds stolen through cyber enabled crime in Scotland

Millions of pounds stolen through cyber enabled crime in Scotland

Police Scotland is warning the public to be alert after businesses and individuals across the country were scammed out of millions of pounds.

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Arniston Estate perimeter wall. Carrington Road at Braidwood Bridge

Bike yobs cause wall damage

A group of motorcyclists are suspected of causing severe damage to a wall at the historic Arniston Estate near Gorebridge.

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Business break-ins arrest

Business break-ins arrest

Police Scotland has confirmed that a 26-year-old man has been arrested and charged following a series of break-ins and attempted break-ins to businesses in the Penicuik area.

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Appeal following Gorebridge housebreaking

Appeal following Gorebridge housebreaking

Police are investigating following a housebreaking at an address in Lady Brae, Gorebridge.

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British Transport Police are supporting the campaign to tackle knife crime.

Transport police take campaign to tackle knife crime on to our railways

British Transport Police officers in Scotland are supporting a national week of action tackling knife crime.

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