Cops probe Portgordon Community Gardens theft
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POLICE in Buckie are appealing for information following a theft by house breaking at the Portgordon Community Gardens.
It is believed the incident occurred either late on Tuesday September 14 or in the early hours of the following day.
A shed belonging to the garden volunteers was broken into and tools to a value of £1670 stolen.
Officers are carrying out enquiries in the area and checking CCTV however are keen to speak to anyone who may have seen people or vehicles acting suspiciously in the area in the days leading up to the theft.
PC Matthew Robertson, Buckie Community Policing Team said:"This is a particularly despicable crime as the items stolen belonged to the volunteers working on the gardens, giving up their own time and effort on behalf of their community.
"I would like to speak to anyone who has information regarding this theft or who knows of the following tools being advertised for sale: Two green Hitachi cordless drills; one yellow and black Dewalt cordless drill; one red air compressor; one silver and red pneumatic nail gun and hose; one yellow and black compactor; one electric water pump; one mini-digger battery
"If you have any information that may assist our investigation please call Buckie Police Station via 101 and quote incident number PS-20210915-0646.
Alternatively Crime stoppers can be contacted anonymously on 0800 555111".