Officers are continuing inquiries following the theft of copper pine cones from the Gorbals area.
Around 1245am on Monday, 13 December, 2021 police received a report that two copper pine cones from McNeil Gardens, Gorbals, had been stolen by two men who put them into a vehicle and drove off.
The structures are approximately two feet in height and are covered in copper casing.
Following enquiries, it’s been established that a further seven pine cones from the Gorbals area have been removed. It is unclear what has happened to these items, however, an investigation is ongoing to establish the full circumstances.
Officers are in the process of reviewing relevant CCTV footage from in and around the area for any additional information it could be provide.
Sergeant Gary Bone said: “We believe the items may have been stolen so they can be stripped of their copper coating. I am appealing to people in the local community to get in touch with us as we work to establish what has happened to these structures. If anyone saw or heard anything suspicious around the time of the incident, please pass your information on.”
Anyone with information is asked to call Police Scotland via 101, quoting incident number 0130 of 13 December, 2021. Alternatively, you can give your information to Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111 where you can remain anonymous.