WATCH: second attack on Lasswade restaurant leaves £5,000 bill

SHOCKING footage has emerged of the moment vandals smashed the windows of a Lasswade restaurant.

Sunday, 9th September 2018, 5:05 pm
Updated Sunday, 9th September 2018, 5:25 pm

CCTV cameras at Luci’s in the High Street capture two masked men attacking the panes with bars in the early hours yesterday.

Staff at the restaurant and cocktail bar told how it was the second such attack in less than a month - causing £5,000 damage.

“We’d urge anyone with information to contact the police,” added the manager.

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CCTV footage captured the attack
CCTV footage captured the attack

Video from shortly after 2am yesterday shows two men dressed in dark hoodies and masks approach the restaurant.

Both are believed to have walked down the middle of the road from the paper mill.

Footage shows one striking a main floor to ceiling window with a bar twice - the second time shattering the glass- before the pair then go on to smash others.

The popular eatery was open as usual over the weekend with staff making light of the damage.

A board over one of the broken windows read: “Come on in, we’re having a smashing time.”

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