Police appeal after Forres theft
POLICE in Forres are investigating a theft from a parked vehicle at a woodland car park near Sanquhar Woods.
Sometime between 3.45pm and 4.30pm on Monday, March 11 the window of a silver Dacia Sandero was smashed and personal belongings including a blue handbag were stolen.
Police would like to speak to anyone, particularly dog walkers who may have been in the area at the time and may have noticed anyone acting suspiciously near the car park.
Constable Dave Cooper who is investigating the theft reminded vehicle owners to ensure that any valuable items left within vehicles are kept completely out of view.
He said: "Most vehicle crime is preventable. It can take as little as 10 seconds for a thief to steal something from your car. The best way to protect your belongings is to lock your car whenever you leave it.
“Anybody with information about this incident should contact Police Scotland on 101 quoting reference 2801 of March 11.”