£12,000 worth of goods stolen from West Lothian shop

Goods were stolen from the Day to Day store in Stoneyburn
Goods were stolen from the Day to Day store in Stoneyburn

Police in West Lothian are appealing for witnesses following a housebreaking to a business premise in Stoneyburn.

Between 5.15am and 5.40am on Saturday 4 November two men arrived at the Day to Day premises on Main Street, Stoneyburn and forced entry through a front door.

The suspects arrived in a dark coloured estate car, driven by another person, which remained parked within Knowepark Road, Stoneyburn during the theft.

They then stole a large quantity of cigarettes to the value of approximately £12,000.

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The first suspect is described as a white male, aged 30 to 40 years old, of slim build, wearing a blue jacket, dark hoodie, faded dark jeans and trainers.

The second suspect is described as a white male, of medium build, wearing a dark jacket, jeans and trainers.

Following the theft the males were driven off in the car from Knowpark Road and left Stoneyburn heading west.

Inquiries are ongoing and anyone with information is asked to contact police.

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Detective Constable Jo McCall of Livingston CID said: “This break-in has resulted in the business having to temporarily close due to the damage caused and the loss of goods.

“We are eager to trace those responsible and ask that anyone who saw anything suspicious in the area at the time, or anyone who has seen anyone matching the descriptions of the suspects, to contact police immediately.”

Anyone with information is asked to contact Police Scotland on 101, quoting incident number 0947 of 4 November, or make an anonymous report through Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111.