Tool theft investigated from Dumfries & Galloway hospital

Published 31 May 2017

Police are investigating the theft of electrical tools from the site of the new Dumfries and Galloway hospital.

The theft happened sometime between 1000 hours and 1030 hours on Tuesday 23 May 2017 when a De Walt electric drill and a De Walt impact driver and some battery packs were stolen from a box on the site.

Constable Anthony Cropley said: "this appears to be a very brazen theft where the tools were stolen in broad daylight when there were lots of workers about. Anyone who has seen or heard anything is asked to call us at Dumfries on the 101 number."

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