Police appeal: Spate of housebreakings in Banchory

Police Scotland
Police Scotland

Police are appealing for information following a spate of housebreakings in Banchory.

An orange and white KTM 350 motorbike was stolen from Kirkton Body Repairs in the North Deeside Road area. It has an estimated value of a high four figure sum.

There was a further attempted break-in nearby and the damage caused in these incidents has been valued at a low four figure sum.

The incidents are believed to have happened between 8:30pm on Tuesday, February 9 and 6:00am on Wednesday, February 10.

Officers are also investigating thefts in the Silverbank Gardens area. Four garages were broken into and power tools were stolen, with an estimated value of a high three figure sum. A low three figure sum of cash was stolen from a car in the area.

PC Russell Masson, who is investigating the thefts, said: “These incidents happened in close proximity and we are appealing for anyone who was in the area or has information to come forward.

“We would also ask local residents to ensure their garages and outbuildings are secure at all times and contact Police Scotland if you have any concerns.”

Anyone with information is urged to contact Police Scotland on 101 or Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111 if you wish to remain anonymous.