Hairdressers cash thief handed fine

Stealing a cash box and money from a local hairdressers cost Jason Lowe a £160 fine.

At Jedburgh Sheriff Court, Lowe, 30, of McLagan Drive, admitted stealing a cash box containing £80 from Klippers Hairdressers, High Street, on October 11.

“He was using Diazepam in October and stole the cash box money and took it to a bookmakers,” explained defence solicitor Rory Bannerman.

“The money was recovered,” he added.