West Lothian police appealing for information after break in causes five figure sum of damage in Blackridge

Police are appealing for any information about the suspects

Sunday, 12th January 2020, 9:50 am
Updated Monday, 13th January 2020, 6:55 am

Police in West Lothian are appealing for any information following a break in to a business premises in Blackridge on Friday.

The incident happened around 3:50am on Friday 10 January 2020, at Sibbald Training Limited.

Entry was forced into the yard area and following that the suspects gained access to plant vehicles which were used to damage a number of building structures and other vehicles.

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Police are asking anyone with information to come forward

The suspects are described as two males, wearing dark clothing, gloves and having their faces covered.

Detective Sergeant Peter Baxter, of Livingston CID said: “This incident has caused significant damage to a local family business and it will have a serious effect on trading.

“Entry was forced to the property and we are seeking the public’s help to trace those responsible.

“I am appealing to anyone who may have been in the Blackridge area in the early hours of Friday morning and witnessed any suspicious activity to get in touch.

“I would also ask anyone who may have been driving in the area around the time to review their dashcam footage and report anything which can assist with our investigation."

Police Scotland can be contacted by calling 101 and quoting incident number 0434 of 10 January, 2020. Alternatively, Crimestoppers can be contacted anonymously on 0800 555 111.