Secure your farm buildings, sheds and garages Local officers are asking members of the public who live in rural areas to remain vigilant and to secure all items of value within farm buildings, sheds and garages. On the evening of 12/12/22 police were contacted by a member of the public who resides in a rural area near to Lauder to report that person/s had been on their property trying shed doors that house quad bikes and other items of value. The person/s had made off prior to police attendance. If you see anyone acting suspiciously on your property then please contact Police Scotland on 999 if urgent, 101 if not urgent or via the Contact Us section of the Police Scotland website www.scotland.police.uk/contact-us For information on how to secure your farm buildings and property please visit https://www.securedbydesign.com/guidance/crime-prevention-advice/rural-agricultural-security-advice Please feel free to share this information with anyone you think this Alert may be relevant to. Anyone can sign up to receive Alerts – just scan this QR code and follow the simple steps.