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Girl, 12, in alleged attack

ANNAN police are investigating an alledged unprovoked attack on a 12-year-old dog walker.

Drug death taskforce welcomed

A SPIKE in drug deaths in Scotland has seen the creation of a new taskforce – and it has been welcomed locally.

Hooded trio sought after town attacks

TWO men were seriously injured in separate assaults in Stranraer on Sunday night.

Flock shock . . . again

A FARMER’S flock is missing again from his Moffat farm.

Work van tool thefts

OFFICERS in Castle Douglas are investigating thefts from two vans in the town on Wednesday.

£10k tool theft

TOOLS worth £10,000 were stolen from four vans around Dumfries in one night last week.

Robbers assault elderly victim in £60k theft

ROBBERS made off with £60k worth of cash and jewellery from an elderly couple in Dumfries last night, also hospitalising one of their victims.

Rural crime crackdown

POLICE, fire, landowners, the council, farming leaders and politicians have joined forces in a bid to tackle rural crime in the region.

CCTV robbery appeal

POLICE have released CCTV images of a man they believe may be able to assist with inquiries into a robbery that took place in June.

Family welcomes Crete case reopening

AN INQUIRY into the death of a Dumfries woman has been reopened.

Robber sought after ATM theft

A WOMAN was left shaken after she was robbed at a cash machine last night.

Pub assault victim dies

A MAN who was brutally attacked in a Lockerbie night-spot has died after three weeks in hospital.

Dog attacked OAP

THE future of a Staffordshire Bull Terrier which attacked a 72-year-old man and another dog is to be decided by a Sheriff next week.

School yard fire starters

DOOR-to-door enquires are taking place after a shed at North West Community Campus was set alight early this morning.

Drug deaths despair

DRUGS killed 20 people in Dumfries and Galloway last year – and 134 over the last decade.

Toxic theft – police warn thieves of chemical dangers

POLICE are warning whoever stole £11k worth of toxic chemicals from a factory in Newbie not to “touch, ingest, or consider supplying them to anyone”.

Beeftub stars in safety video

THE dramatic landscape of the Devil’s Beeftub near Moffat is the backdrop for a new motorcycle safety film.

Store smashed in ATM theft attempt

FAILED thieves fled the scene of a Langholm supermarket in the early hours of this morning.

Burn body man named

POLICE have identified a man found dead in Dalbeattie burn.

Body found in burn

POLICE are investigating the discovery of a body in the Dalbeattie Burn earlier this morning.

85-year-old in Dumfries attack

AN 85-year-old woman was attacked while walking in Dumfries town centre this morning.

Coastguard call out

COASTGUARD teams and other emergency services have rushed to the scene of a rescue in Annandale.

Stay safe

IT’S Drowning Prevention Week and people in the region are being urged to brush up on their water safety education.

Thieving trio sought

TWO elderly women were left shaken after a gang of men broke into their house in the early hours.

Red Kite deaths

TESTS have proven that illegal pesticides were used to kill two Red Kites in the region.
And police are now seeking the help of the community to find out who was behind it.

Witness appeal call

POLICE have issued a call for witnesses after a 55-year-old motorcyclist was taken to hospital.

Drug warning to festival goers

DRUG dogs will be out in force at next weekend’s Eden Festival and police are warning festival goers they risk being arrested if caught with illegal substances.

Hunt for missing woman’s body

DETECTIVES searching for missing person Emma Faulds from Kilmarnock have been conducting enquiries in Dumfries and Galloway  in an attempt to locate her body.

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Cattle stolen from field

TWO Cross Shorthorn cattle have been taken from a field near Castle Douglas.

£6k daylight jewellery theft

RINGS, cufflinks, necklaces and bracelets worth over £6000 were stolen from under the nose a Wigtown jeweller.

 
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