Electrical equipment stolen from home

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POLICE are hunting housebreakers who broke into a home and made off with electrical equipment and other property.

The break-in happened between 11.30am and 12.15pm on Saturday in Birnies Court in Muirhouse, and was discovered when a 58-year-old man returned to his home.

Police have appealed for anyone who saw anything suspicious in the area to come forward.

The value for the theft was still being calculated.

A police spokesman said: “The victim has been left incredibly upset at the theft of his belongings and we are keen to speak with anyone who can assist with our enquiries.

“Anyone who was in or around Birnies Court and witnessed any suspicious activity, or who can help us identify the suspects is asked to contact police immediately.”

Anyone with information is asked to contact police on 0131-311 3131, or Crimestoppers in confidence and complete anonymity on 0800 555 111.