Door-to-door ‘salesman’ arrested over Dalkeith house theft

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A man pretending to sell cleaning products to residents at their homes in Dalkeith has been arrested and charged with theft.

The criminal was going door-to-door in the Eskbank area pretending to sell goods and attempting to gain entry to homes.

The man was traced and arrested on January 21 in respect of a theft from a home and will appear at Edinburgh Sheriff Court on a later date.