Appeal follows failed break-in attempt in Buckie

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POLICE ARE APPEALING for assistance following an attempted break-in at industrial premises in Buckie early this morning.

A unit in the Cunningholes Industrial Estate on March Road, Rathven was targeted and, while nothing was taken, attempts were made to gain access to the site.

Leading enquiries is Constable Joe Jacques, who explained: “I would appeal to anyone who was in the area overnight and saw anything unusual to get in touch as soon as possible.

“In particular I would appeal to anyone who might have information about two men in dark clothing who were seen in the vicinity about 1.30 am on Thursday morning and could assist with our investigation.

“Crime of this nature is rare in the area however this is the second time this particular unit has been targeted and I can provide every assurance that it will not be tolerated. Extensive enquiries are ongoing to trace those responsible including reviewing CCTV.”

Anyone with information can contact Police Scotland on 101 quoting ref. no. 0572. Crimestoppers can also be contacted anonymously on 0800 555111.