Linlithgow Lloyds Pharmacy: West Lothian property seriously damaged in attempted break-in

A man attempted to force entry into a pharmacy in West Lothian, causing serious damage to the property.

Thursday, 24th June 2021, 4:32 pm
Updated Thursday, 24th June 2021, 6:39 pm

A large panel of glass at Lloyds Pharmacy on High Street, Linlithgow, was found smashed after a man attempted to break into the building at about 11:30pm on Wednesday night before running off in the direction of St Ninian’s Road.

The pharmacy’s services were also heavily disrupted due to the damage caused to the property.

The suspect has been described as white, about 6ft tall, broad and with ginger stubble.

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Officers confirmed he was wearing a light grey coloured hooded top and light grey bottoms at the time of the attempted break-in.

Police are checking any relevant CCTV footage from in and around the area for any additional information and are appealing to the public to help them find the suspect.

Lloyds Pharmacy in High Street Linlithgow picture: Google maps

Detective Constable Rachel Royan said: “Members of the local community have been severely impacted due to this crime. The pharmacy has been unable to provide its normal service due to the damage that’s been done.

"I am appealing to anyone who has information about this incident to contact us. If you have a dash cam device, please check it as it may have captured an image, which could assist our investigation. Any small piece of information could prove significant, so please pass it on.”

Anyone with information is asked to call Police Scotland via 101, quoting incident number 3975 of June 23. Alternatively, people can call Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.

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