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£150,000 Glenfarclas attack - police again call on public for info

By Lewis McBlane

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POLICE Scotland are restating a call for information about a £150,000 theft from Glenfarclas distillery.

Police are asking the public to provide updated info about the whisky heist
Police are asking the public to provide updated info about the whisky heist

The theft, which happened last week, involved a smash and grab attack on a display cabinet containing rare bottlings of the Ballindaloch whisky.

Happening on the the early hours on Sunday, May 15, the theft involved 20 bottles of whisky being taken, valued at approximately £150,000.

Detective Inspector Andrew Wilson from North East CID said :

“As part of our investigation, we have been reviewing CCTV footage to gain more information regarding the two men we wish to speak to in connection with the break-in.

“We believe they would have used a vehicle to travel to and from the scene.

"I am appealing to anyone who was travelling on the A95 between 2am and 3am last Sunday morning (15 May), or the surrounding unclassified roads, particularly if you have dash-cam, to get in touch with us.

“I would also appeal to anyone who may have been offered a bottle of the stolen Glenfarclas branded whisky to contact us.

"It is a criminal offence to buy stolen goods.

"Anyone with any information is asked to call Police Scotland on 101, quoting 1328 of Sunday, 15 May, 2022."

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