Electrical tools stolen from Bathgate business

Thousands of pounds worth of electrical tools have been stolen from a West Lothian business.

Sunday, 11th September 2016, 11:49 am
Updated Thursday, 15th September 2016, 3:24 pm
Police are investigating

More than 50 items were taken overnight between Sunday, August 7 and Monday, August 8 from premises at the Whitburn Road industrial estate in Bathgate.

Police Scotland are now appealing for anyone with information about the theft to come forward.

The items were worth more than £10,000, and included several battery packs and chargers, gas powered tools and drills.

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Pc Michelle Robertson said: “This is a high-value theft which has deprived the owners of this business of thousands of pounds worth of tools and materials.

“We are eager to trace those responsible.”

Police Scotland can be contacted on 101 or anonymously through the charity Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111.