Appeal following theft of ATM at Torphins

Published 28 February 2019

Police Scotland is appealing for information following a break-in and theft of an ATM machine at the Scotmid store at Craigour Road, Torphins in Aberdeenshire.

Officers were alerted to the incident at around 1.30am on Thursday 28 February 2019.

The ATM machine was recovered nearby.

Officers are keen to hear from anyone who may have seen any vehicles or persons in the vicinity of Craigour Road in the early hours of this morning or any suspicious activity in the previous few days.

Detective Inspector Fionnuala McPhail said: "Enquiries are at an early stage and I would urge anyone who saw anything suspicious in the area to get in touch.

“Local road closures and cordons are in place whilst initial enquiries are carried out and I would like to thank the local community for their patience whilst officers carry out their investigation.

"Additional patrols will also be carried out in the area and anyone with information can speak to any officer or call 101 using reference number 0184 of 28 February. Alternatively contact Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111 to remain anonymous."

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