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Highland police give advice to public on securing property after copper theft reported


By Hector MacKenzie

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Police have appealed for witnesses.
Police have appealed for witnesses.

MEMBERS of the public and businesses have been urged to ensure their property is kept sure after a reported theft of copper in the Highlands.

Highland officers are conducting enquiries into the theft of a quantity of copper cable, worth an estimated £2000, reported stolen from a business premises in the Ben Nevis Industrial Estate in Claggan, Fort William.

The incident was thought to have taken place during the early hours of Thursday last week.

Police have issued a witness appeal for anyone who may have seen any suspicious behaviour around the area overnight or in the days beforehand.

And police in the Highlands added: "Officers would remind the public to be vigilant and ensure they are taking steps to ensure their property is safe and secure."

Additional advice for businesses is available at: https://www.scotland.police.uk/advice-and-information/business-advice/

Meanwhile anyone who can help identify and trace those responsible for the Fort William incidentshould contact Police Scotland on 101 and quote incident number 0720 of November 12, 2021.

An anonymous report can be given to Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111.




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