Appeal following high-value theft of Nike footwear at Abington Services Interchange
Officers are appealing for information following the theft of Nike branded footwear from a large goods vehicle at Abington Services Interchange on Thursday, 24 February, 2022.
The theft occurred between between 5pm on Wednesday, 23 February and 4.30am on Thursday, 24 February, with approximately 4000 pairs of shoes being removed from the vehicle. The stolen goods are estimated to be worth in excess of £400,000. The vehicle and two others that were parked nearby were damaged during the theft.
Detective Constable Heather Anderson of Wishaw CID said:
“Enquiries into this incident are ongoing, and officers are checking for CCTV footage to try to establish descriptions of those responsible.
"I would urge anyone who has information or who saw anything suspicious to contact Police Scotland. No matter how insignificant is may have seemed at the time, it could be vital to our investigation.
“In particular, I would ask motorists with dash-cams who were in the area at the time to check their footage. It is possible that it could have recorded something which could assist in our ongoing enquiries”
Anyone with information is asked to call Police Scotland on 101, quoting incident number 0308 of 24 February, 2022. Alternatively, please call Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111 where you can give your information anonymously.