JEWELLERY has been stolen in two early morning break-ins in Haddington and Tranent.

Police are investigating after the two incidents took place in the early hours of this morning (Monday).

The first incident is thought to have taken place at about 2am at a property on Tranent's Bankpark Crescent, where entry was forced and jewellery was stolen.

Then, about an hour later, a property on Haddington's Alderston Gardens was targeted.

Again, entry was forced and items, including jewellery, were stolen.

Constable Chris Hutchison, from Tranent Police Station, said: “Our enquiries continue and I would encourage anyone who remembers seeing any suspicious behaviour in the area to come forward.

“Further advice and information on safeguarding your home and property can be found on our website:”.

Anyone with information regarding either incident should contact police via 101 and quote incident number 477 of May 14 (Tranent) or 345 of May 14 (Haddington).

Information can also be reported anonymously via charity Crimestoppers, on 0800 555 111.