GARDENING equipment has been stolen from an Inveresk church.

Police are appealing for witnesses following the theft from St Michael’s Church.

A shed was entered and gardening equipment, including strimmers and a leaf blower, was stolen.

The tools are used by council staff who work at the cemetery.

A spokesperson for East Lothian Council said there was not yet a value for the items stolen.

Anyone with information should contact police on 101, quoting incident 1391 of May 28, or Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.