Police Scotland officers in Dumfries are investigating a number of thefts in the town over the weekend. A Honda make generator valued at around £1,500 and a red coloured compressor were stolen from a shed at Keltonhead, Glencaple Road, Dumfries sometime overnight Friday 11/Saturday 12 March 2016. In another generator theft, a lightweight generator valued at £300 was stolen from a shed at a house in Laghall Court, Kingholm Quay, Dumfries, sometime over the past five weeks.

Two thefts have occurred from vehicles in Dumfries. In the first a yellow coloured De Walt impact gun and a Deltec socket set were stolen in a break-in to a Ford Connect van which was parked in Gordon Street, sometime between 2000 hours and 2250 hours on Sunday 13 March 2016. The value of the property stolen is over £600. In another theft, a Garmin sat nav was stolen from a red coloured Audi A3 car which was parked in Cardoness Street sometime on Thursday 10/Friday 11 March 2016.

Constable Peter Meechan at Dumfries said “thefts are continuing across Dumfries and it seems that valuable property is being targeted. We ask that the public take extra care and ensure that the security of their property is foremost in their mind. In vehicles, property should be removed where possible and if left in the vehicle then it should be placed out of sight. We want to hear from anyone who may be able to help us in our enquiries into these thefts and ask that they call us on the 101 number here at Dumfries.”


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