Police hunt thieves who stole cars worth £75,000 from showroom
Officers have appealed for information following the incident, which took place between 1:30am and 6am on Tuesday.
An investigation has been launched after thieves broke into a car showroom and stole three vehicles worth an estimated £75,000.
The break-in, at Calder Motor Company’s showroom in West Lothian, took place between 1:30am and 6am on Tuesday.
A white Audi RS3 and two black Audi S3 were stolen from the site, which is on the Camps Industrial Estate in East Calder.
The vehicles are said to have a collective value of approximately £75,000.
THEFT OF THREE HIGH-VALUE VEHICLES IN EAST CALDER— West Lothian Police (@WestLothPolice) April 9, 2019
We are investigating following a break-in to Calder Motor Company’s showroom on the Camps Industrial Estate, #EastCalder. Together the vehicles have a collective value of approximately £75 000. https://t.co/IKvG0mt90r pic.twitter.com/xcACfYBM65
Police confirmed that significant damage was also caused to the showroom itself, as well as to other vehicles during the theft.
Officers are appealing for anyone who may have been in the area at the time to come forward.
Detective Constable Andrew Young said: “This was a high value theft and we are eager to trace those responsible as soon as possible.
“I would ask anyone who was in the Camps Industrial Estate area in the early hours of Tuesday and saw anything suspicious to contact police at their earliest convenience.
“Likewise I would ask people to living in the wider West Lothian area to look at the images of these vehicles and if they do recognise them or know where they might be to get in touch with us immediately.”