A WINDOW has been smashed and a set of car keys stolen during a Peeblesshire break-in.

The incident happened just after midnight on Thursday (May 25) in the Carlops Road area of West Linton.

Car keys were stolen from within the house but the vehicle was not taken.

Detectives have issued a public appeal for information following the housebreaking.

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Detective Constable Narelle Allan said: “Enquiries are ongoing to establish the full circumstances of this incident and I am keen to speak to anyone who saw anyone acting suspiciously around this area at the time.

“We encourage anyone with CCTV or Ring doorbell cameras, as well as drivers with dash-cams who may have been in the area, to please check your footage, and get in touch as this may assist in our enquiries.

“In addition, I would urge people to remain vigilant with regards to their premises and property and bring any concerns to our attention.”

Anyone who has information should contact police via 101 quoting incident number 0206 of May 25, 2023.

Alternatively, calls can be made to Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111 where anonymity can be maintained.