Further appeal following theft in Dunlop area
Police in Ayrshire are continuing their investigation into a recent incident where money was stolen from a property in Dunlop after a man gained entrance claiming to be a police officer.
The incident took place between 7-8pm on Friday, 11 February. Whilst the homeowner was distracted, a second suspect entered the property and made off with a number of items.
Enquiries have now established that a suspect dark-coloured Seat Leon car was seen in the nearby area on the evening the crime took place.
The suspects are described as being men. One was wearing scruffy clothing and carried what appeared to be a radio or walkie talkie, whilst the other wore a black tracksuit, hat and trainers, along with coloured worker-style gloves.
Detective Constable Paul Tracey, of Ayrshire CID, said: “We continue to appeal for anyone with information on this incident or the two men involved to please come forward.
“We are now particularly keen to speak with anyone who believes they saw the suspect Seat Leon in the Dunlop area, as this could prove useful to our enquiries.
“As our enquiries continue, our officers will be carrying out high-visibility patrols in the area. Anyone with information on this incident should call police on 101, quoting incident number 4002 of 11 February. Alternatively you can contact Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111, if you wish to remain anonymous.”