A ROLEX watch worth more than £8,000 has been stolen from a house in Dirleton.

The watch, which has a steel and yellow gold jubilee bracelet and a white Roman dial, was taken from the village on Sunday afternoon between 3.30pm and 5.30pm.

Anyone who has information about its theft or has been offered such an item recently under suspicious circumstances is asked to contact Dalkeith CID via 101 and quote incident number 3736 of August 11.

Alternatively, an anonymous report can be made to the charity Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111.