POLICE are investigating two burglaries and an attempted theft in Alston on Tuesday.
Just before 8-30pm, items including a car battery and a security camera were stolen from one property. Offenders made off in a white van.
In another incident, a secure yard in the area was broken into and £7,500 worth of tools were stolen. Some of the items were later recovered.
Attempts were made to steal a quad bike on Tuesday between 3-15pm and 3-30pm. Three men were disturbed and left in a white Ford Transit van.
Police say three men have been arrested and are helping with inquiries.