The break-in happened sometime overnight between Sunday 7th and Monday 8th October. Tools appear to have been the target with over £8000 worth stolen, including a Honda generator, a Makita cordless saw, De Walt drill sets a laser level, and a television.
In a second report, a break-in was reported at a house in Mearsdale Park in the town. This break-in happened sometime between Tuesday 25th September and Monday 8th October. At this stage it is not know what has been stolen from the house.
Constable Alison Wallace said, “At this stage we are unsure whether the two break-ins are linked. Tools appear to have been targeted at the Moffat Academy break-in. We would like to hear from anyone who may have any information about either of these break-ins. Callers can use to the 101 number to contact us and should quote the reference number 1621 of 8/10.