Butchers recover from safe theft break-in
“We had to wait to open until the scene of crime officer had been in. The Alyth shop reopened at 10.30am on Friday 28.
“We had to contend with broken cash registers and there was considerable damage to clear away.”
He did not wish to disclose how much money was taken or how much the safe had contained.
But Alan concluded his account of the festive robbery saying: “When the thieves entered, they took the front door off it’s hinges and it was pretty badly damaged as they used a crowbar to get it off. A local joiner fixed the door up the same day.
“Our customers were fantastic too, they understood what had happened and were sympathetic, they all came back once we re-opened.”
Anyone with information is asked to contact Police Scotland quoting crime reference number CR/31663/18. Butchers Sean McArtney (manager) and Mark Smith (assistant) at Ewarts, Alyth
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