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Two sought for high-value drink theft

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By DnG24 Newsdesk
Annan and Eskdale

TWO men are being sought by police in connection with the theft of expensive alcohol from a Dumfries supermarket.

Brandy, vodka and whisky valued at about £600 was stolen from the Tesco superstore in Lockerbie Road in Dumfries at about 6 pm last Thursday July 2.

Police Scotland Officers in Dumfries want to trace two men, with the first described as in his mid to late 60s, with grey hair, of medium build, wearing dark rimmed glasses, a green and brown striped polo shirt and dark blue dress shorts.

The second is in his mid 40s, with dark hair, pf medium build, wearing a khaki coloured cotton jacket.

Constable Ian Dawes from Police Scotland in Dumfries said: “The two men we want to trace in connection with this theft were seen to wheel away the drink in a trolley and appeared to be acting together.

“This does appear to be a planned theft and we appeal to anyone who may have been in the store around this time to get in touch is they can help us identify them, through the usual 101 number.”

NEWSDESK: 01461-202417

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