£3000 worth of porcelain dolls stolen in break-in

Police are keen to reunite the items with the owner. Picture: Julie Bull

Police are keen to reunite the items with the owner. Picture: Julie Bull

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HUNDREDS Of porcelain dolls and a collection of football memorabilia have been stolen after a break-in to a garage.

Thieves took between 200 and 300 dolls valued at around £3000 after breaking into the garage at School Wynd, Ratho, sometime between Monday, October 7 and Monday October 14.

Football memorabilia, including signed shirts, books and programmes were also taken.

Police are now appealing for information that can help trace those responsible, and reunite the stolen items with their rightful owner.

Inspector Liz Duthie, from Police Scotland, said: “This is an extensive collection that is worth several thousand pounds, and we want to hear from anyone with information that can help us return the items to their owner, as well as trace those who stole them.

“Anyone who has noticed any suspicious activity in the area of School Wynd over the past week, or who knows who is responsible for the break-in, should contact Police Scotland on 101, or make an anonymous report through Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111.”