Edinburgh housebreaking: Two men have been charged with housebreaking at commercial properties in the Capital and beyond

Two men, both aged 31 will appear in Aberdeen Sheriff Court on Monday.

By Rachel Mackie
Monday, 14th September 2020, 2:36 pm
Updated Monday, 14th September 2020, 2:36 pm

Two men have been arrested and charged in relation to a spate of housebreaking in commercial properties in towns and cities across Scotland, including Edinburgh.

Originally from the South of England, the men have been charged in relation to seven break-ins between Sunday, August 30 and Sunday, September 6.

The break-ins were in Edinburgh, Aberdeen, Glasgow, Glenrothes, Forres and Elgin.

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The two men are expected at Aberdeen Sheriff Court on Monday.

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Detective Sergeant John Lumsden, from Aberdeen CID, said: “Police Scotland is committed to tackling serious and organised crime and we rely on information from our communities to help us.

"I want to thank the public for their assistance with our investigation and colleagues at North Wales Police who were also involved.

"Our enquiries continue and anyone with information about any break-ins should contact us on 101, or make a call anonymously to the charity Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111.”

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