Police appeal after housebreaking

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Police are appealing for witnesses following a rural housebreaking in Deeside.

A property off the A93 near Drumoak is understood to have been targeted between around 1pm and 9pm on Saturday, June 8.

Jewellery, clothing and electrical items valued at a low four-figure sum of money were taken.

Detective Constable Ryan Anderson said: “It is understandably an upsetting time for the home owners and a thorough investigation is ongoing to trace those responsible.

“We are appealing for anyone who might have any information or who may have seen anything unusual or suspicious in the area on Saturday, June 8, or the days running up to this to phone police on 101 using reference number CF0143190619.

“I would also urge anyone who has been offered items for sale and may have concern as to where they have come from to contact police. Crimestoppers can also be contacted on 0800 555 111 if you wish to remain anonymous.

“This appears to have been an isolated incident but we would encourage homeowners to remain vigilant and report anything out of the ordinary to police.”