JCB stolen from Dalkeith farm

Police are appealing for information following the theft of a JCB from a farm over the weekend.

The yellow and grey coloured excavator, worth around £80,000, was stolen sometime between 4.30pm on Friday and 7.30am on Monday, from a compound at Campend Farm, near Sheriffhall, Dalkeith.

A police spokesman said: “Anyone who was in the area over the weekend, who noticed any suspicious activity, should contact Lothian and Borders Police immediately on 0131 311 3131, or Crimestoppers in confidence and complete anonymity on 0800 555 111.”