Witnesses sought after BMW stolen

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Police are appealing for witnesses following a housebreaking and theft in Dalkeith.

The break-in is believed to have taken place at around 2.30am on Wednesday, February 3 at a residence on Eskbank Road.

Entry was forced to the rear of the property and a two-figure sum of money was stolen from within.

A white BMW X4, registration SK65 WSU, was stolen using a key that was taken from the property.

Sergeant Stuart Aitcheson from Dalkeith Police Station, said: “We’re eager to reunite the car with its rightful owners and would ask anyone who may have seen the vehicle since this morning, or has information regarding its whereabouts, to come forward.

“I’d also ask everyone to remain vigilant in reporting suspicious activity to police via 101, always dialling 999 when a crime is in progress, and ensure their house and car keys are kept secure overnight.”

Anyone with information is asked to contact Police Scotland on 101 or make an anonymous report through the charity Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111.