Arrest after Newtongrange housebreaking

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A man has been arrested and charged with a housebreaking offence in Newtongrange as part of the ongoing Operation RAC.

The homeowner of a property in Park Road, Newtongrange found his shed had been broken into on Friday (January 10) and contacted police.

Shortly after, a male was stopped in the area and a search of his vehicle was carried out, where items from the shed were recovered.

The 36-year-old is scheduled to appear in court at a later date.