Gates stolen in Midlothian

SCRAP metal thieves have stolen gates from 13 streets across Midlothian.

Twenty-eight gates were taken from Mayfield, Newtongrange, Pathhead and Easthouses between 10pm on Sunday, January 8, and 10am on Monday, January 9.

Police believe the the incidents are linked, and are appealing for witnesses as they carry out patrols to trace those reponsible.

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