Two men from the South of England have been arrested in connection with a spate of break-ins across Scotland

Glasgow was among five cities which were targeted in a series of housebreakings.

Seven commercial premises were broken into between August 20 and September 6. 

Other cities targeted included Aberdeen, Edinburgh, Glenrothes, Forres and Elgin.

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The two men, both aged 31, are due to appear at Aberdeen Sheriff Court today. 

Detective Sergeant John Lumsden, from Aberdeen CID, said: “Police Scotland is committed to tackling serious and organised crime and we rely on information from our communities to help us. 

"I want to thank the public for their assistance with our investigation and colleagues at North Wales Police who were also involved.

"Our enquiries continue and anyone with information about any break-ins should contact us on 101, or make a call anonymously to the charity Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111.”