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Paintball gun panic

TWO brothers were shocked when police stormed their garage in Annan . . . to examine a paintball gun.

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Dressed up duo sought by police

TWO women dressed for a night out are being sought by police in connection with an attempted housebreaking in the town last night.

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UPDATE: Police reopen road after ‘incident’

POLICE closed a Dumfries town centre road on Sunday morning following what was described as an ongoing incident.


Police in drugs warning ahead of Electric Fields

SNIFFER dogs and police officers will be on patrol at next weekend’s Electric Fields Music Festival to ensure it is a drug free event.

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Police changes after death discovery delay

A MIX-UP by police led to a four-and-a-half hour delay before a vulnerable Dumfries woman was found dead in her home.

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Masked home invaders threaten town couple

A COUPLE were terrorised in their Dumfries home on Wednesday night by two men who forced their way in, threatened them, and then made off with cash.

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Woman dies in house fire

A 46-YEAR-OLD woman has died following a house fire overnight in Annan.

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Concern after clothes found near river

A PILE of male clothing found on a Dumfries bridge has sparked a police appeal for information.


Body found in Nith

A BODY has been recovered from the River Nith in Dumfries.

ROBBERY . . . Natalaigh Taylor has spoken about a growing trend for robberies carried out by motorcyclists in London, after she was targeted last week

Natalaigh in capital robbery terror

A WOMAN from Annan has told of the shocking moment she fell victim to a growing trend for robberies by motorcyclists in London.


Woman trapped after crash

A THREE-VEHICLE collision in the heart of Dumfries saw fire crews rescue a woman trapped in her car early this morning.


Tools worth over £3k taken from DGRI site

A RAID on the site of the new £212 million Dumfries and Galloway Royal Infirmary (DGRI) has seen the theft of power tools worth over £3000.


Man dies in M74 crash

A MAN has died following a two-vehicle crash which closed southbound lanes of the A74 (M) near Lockerbie this morning.

FIRES FEARS . . . Scottish Fire and Rescue Service crews attend one of two fires within the space of just three days at the former Interfloor factory on Edinburgh Road in Dumfries

Warnings as kids ignore derelict factory security

A CALL has been made to preserve and protect a derelict Dumfries factory — despite security efforts this week failing to stop children accessing the site.

BLOOMS GO BOOM? . . . an Annan High Street planter damaged in a hit and run could be replaced, but faces being moved due to its risk as a means to hide explosives targeting the town's police station

Flower tub is a terror threat, say police

A FLOWER tub in Annan High Street struck by a car might be restored — but then forced to move due to anti-terror bomb fears.

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Man seriously injured in assault

AN ASSAULT in Dumfries yesterday afternoon which left a man with serious injuries has sparked a police appeal for information.

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Police discount male rape allegation

AN ALLEGED rape of a man in the centre of Dumfries at the weekend has now been discounted by police.


Gretna house fire treated as deliberate

A SUSPICIOUS fire is now being treated as wilful fireraising at a house in Gretna on Sunday, prompting an investigation by Police Scotland.

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Stab claim man arrested for wasting police time

A MAN in Stranraer has been charged with wasting police time — following police enquiries into an alleged assault.

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‘Bizarre’ incident in Beattock probed by police

A ‘BIZARRE’ incident near Beattock is being probed by police.

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Farmer vows to carry on after ewe theft

A FARMER whose £900 Beltex ewe was stolen two weeks ago is planning to replace her at the coming Carlisle sales.

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High value break in at farm

A SUBSTANTIAL amount of cash has been stolen from a farm between Dumfries and New Abbey.


Police to tour British Isles in charity challenge

FIVE police officers from Dumfries and Galloway hope to raise £1000 for charity in a challenge dubbed ‘Run Doonhame.’


£14k iPhones theft from Carlisle store

TWO thieves made off with £14,000 worth of Apple products from a store in Carlisle in the early hours of this morning.

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Cop cams puzzle

COP cams that were introduced on the beat across Annandale and Eskdale only two months ago have been withdrawn by Police Scotland — against the wishes of local officers.

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Festive beat for police

POLICE officers in Annandale and Eskdale are beginning their festive campaign in towns and villages across the area this weekend.

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Elderly woman tied up and robbed in home

AN ELDERLY woman was tied up and robbed in her home at a village near Dumfries in the early hours of Saturday morning.

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Appeal after farm break-in

PROPERTY worth more than £1000 was stolen during a farm break in at New Abbey over the weekend.

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Praise for Gala goers

POLICE have hailed this year’s Lockerbie Gala a success.

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Human trafficking searches carried out

A CRACKDOWN on human trafficking has seen arrests made and searches carried out at properties in the region.

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