Police seek information on housebreakings

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Police in East Lothian are investigating several break-ins to properties in Longniddry and Gullane at the beginning of this week.

A property on Erskine Road, Gullane, was broken into around 10.45pm on Sunday evening (May 4), while a property in King’s Grove, Longniddry, was broken into between 11pm on Sunday evening and 7am on Monday morning.

Electronic items were seized and a Mercedes car was taken from outside the property.

Between 5pm on Monday evening and 9.10pm on Tuesday, a garage was entered at a property on Lyars Road, Longniddry, and a set of golf clubs was stolen.

Inspector Andrew Harborow, from Police Scotland, said: “Enquiries are ongoing into these housebreakings and they are being investigated under Operation RAC.

“Anyone who remembers seeing any suspicious activity in these streets on Wednesday, or who has information that can assist with our enquiries is also asked to come forward.

“Operation RAC is well underway and a number of individuals have been brought before the courts.

“Those responsible for these housebreakings can be rest assured that they will dealt with robustly.

“The public can assist police in tackling housebreaking by taking the necessary security measures to safeguard their homes and possessions.

“Crime prevention advice is available by speaking to your local policing team or visiting the Police Scotland website.”

People with information should contact Police Scotland on 101 or make an anonymous report through Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111.

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