Man charged in relation to Braemar theft

Published 29 September 2016

Police Scotland can confirm that a 19-year-old male has been charged in connection with a Theft by Housebreaking at a commercial premises in the Braemar area on Wednesday September 21, 2016.  

The male has also been charged in connection with the theft of a silver Passat which was subsequently recovered in the Aberdeen area. 

In addition sportswear worth a four figure sum has also since been recovered by Police. 

The male is expected to appear at Aberdeen Sheriff Court today (Thursday September 29, 2016). 

Detective Inspector Stuart McAdam said: "I would like to thank the public for their assistance and information during this inquiry."

He added: "I would like to also take this opportunity to remind the public about the importance of keeping their homes, garages and vehicles locked and secure at all times to assist Police in tackling acquisitive crime.

"Through Operation Magpie we continue to undertake a huge amount of preventative and in-depth analytical work to tackle crimes of this nature, however we need the public's help to ensure offenders don't stand a chance in the first place."

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