West Lothian shopkeeper robbed for four bottles of Buckfast

A GANG of teens has been arrested and accused of attempting to carry out a bungled Buckfast heist at a Broxburn off-licence.

Thursday, 4th April 2019, 2:56 pm
Updated Thursday, 4th April 2019, 2:58 pm
Bottles of Buckfast were stolen

The 65-year-old owner of the premises in Wilson Terrace was assaulted and four bottles of the tonic wine stolen yesterday afternoon.

Detectives from Livingston CID, acting on tip-offs from the public, reported three 16-year-old males and a 17-year-old male to the Procurator Fiscal

The 16-year-olds were due to appear at Livingston Sheriff Court today.

Detective Inspector Susan Balfour from Livingston CID said: “Tackling violent crime remains one of our top priorities in West Lothian and with the vital support of the public, we were able to swiftly detect this crime.

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“I’d personally like to thank everyone who came forward with information to assist this inquiry.”

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