Police investigates Elgin break-ins

Officers are appealing for witnesses following the report of two incidents of housebreaking in Elgin.

A property at Duncan Drive, Bishopmill, Elgin, was targeted between 2.30pm and 6.30pm on Friday, 19 January. A quantity of jewellery and cash was stolen.

The second property was targeted in the Fairfield Avenue area between 2.15pm and 6.30pm on Monday, 21 January. Jewellery and cash was also stolen from this property.

Enquiry officer PC David Leil said: “These incidents have happened during day light hours or during the early evening in built up residential areas. I would appeal to anyone who was in the area at the time and might have seen anything unusual or suspicious to get in touch.

“The owners have naturally been upset by the incident and we are carrying out additional patrols in the area. Anyone with information is asked to speak to any officer, phone 101 or contact Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.

“For information in relation to Duncan Drive please quote reference number CF0015230119 and for the incident at Fairfield Avenue quote CF0017070119.”