Electrical tools stolen from Bathgate business

Police are investigating
Police are investigating

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

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.

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.