Help stop thefts of bikes and tools

Police Scotland is advising residents to help prevent break-ins and thefts to garden sheds.

Valuable equipment, such as lawnmowers and bikes often stolen from sheds and outhouses at this time of year.

People are advised to fit a good quality hasp and padlock to a shed door and fit window grilles internally or use heavy mesh.

Police also say not to leave tools or ladders lying around the garden.