BUILDING sites in the Hallhill area of Dunbar were targeted by thieves before Christmas.

Police Constable Chris Hutchison told the town’s community council that there had been “a few reports” of thefts between December 11 and 14.

A number of plots at the Taylor Wimpey construction site near to the town’s Simpson Avenue were broken into and enquiries were ongoing, PC Hutchison said.

Anyone with information should contact Police Scotland on 101.

Meanwhile, a man has been arrested and charged with possession of an offensive weapon in Dunbar.

A disturbance at a property on the town’s Summerfield Road on December 7 was reported to police.

PC Hutchison highlighted the incident in his report to the town’s community council.