Battery Thefts

By Reporter, The HighLand Times, Friday September 8 2017

Appeal after thefts of batteries from rural properties – Dornoch.

Police in Sutherland have appealed for information after reports of thefts of batteries from rural properties.

The thefts are believed to have happened between 5pm on Wednesday, September 6 and 6.30am on Thursday, September 7.

Two incidents have been reported over that period which occurred at rural properties near Dornoch.

The incidents involve the theft of a quantity in double figures of batteries for vehicles and farm equipment.

A quantity of fuel was also reported to have been stolen from one of the properties.

Officers are investigating and are appealing for any information.

Constable Iain Forbes said:

"We are appealing to anyone who saw any people or vehicles acting suspiciously to let us know as soon as possible.

"I would also like to take the opportunity to ask other businesses and householders in the area to make sure that their property and belongings are secure.

"Anyone with information should contact police on 101 or call Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111 if you wish to remain anonymous."



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