Bank window smashed

Police are appealing for witnesses to a number of incidents that have occurred in the Brechin area over the past week.

A small blue vehicle was involved in a hit and run when the female driver failed to stop after she struck and damaged a car in Viewbank Plan at about 8 am on Saturday, February 25.

An external pane of the double glazed window at Lloyds TSB Bank, St Mary Street was smashed, possibly by a traffic cone being thrown at it, at about 9.40 pm on Monday, February 27,

Another window was broken in Montrose Street sometime on Saturday, February 25 by persons kicking a football.

This may have been accidental.

Parents are asked to ensure that their children play football in designated places to prevent damage occurring to property.

A window of a ground floor flat, under renovation, was smashed in St Andrew Street at sometime between 5 pm on Friday, March 2 and 9 am on Saturday, March 3.

Two males stole items from the display in Boots Chemist, St. David Street shortly before 2 pm on Thursday, March 1.

Staff were made aware of this and police are asking any witness who have not already been contacted to get in touch.

The security of a metal shed was overcome and an orange off-road motorbike was stolen from a property near to the former Crosshill Garage on the A935 Brechin to Montrose Road at sometime between 5 pm on Wednesday, February 29 and 8.30 am on Thursday, March 1.

Police are appealing for anyone who may have witnessed a bike being loaded onto a trailer or similar or who has either seen it or been offered it for sale, to contact them as soon as possible.

Police are appealing for witnesses or for anyone with any information regarding these crimes to contact them at Brechin police office or on 0300 111 2222.

Complaints are regularly received regarding inconsiderate drivers parking on double yellow lines at various locations throughout the town.

On occasion, this causes an obstruction either for drivers negotiating around vehicles or allowing them access to their properties.

Full access for emergency service vehicles should be maintained at all times.

If you are not entitled to park in a disabled bay, please do not do so.

Any illegal parking or obstruction will be dealt with appropriately.

This week’s unclaimed property includes a Bank of Scotland note, a wedding ring, an engagement ring, an empty ladies handbag, a stop watch, three keys attached to a turtle bottle opener and a ladies watch.

Please call at Brechin Police Office, Monday to Friday between 10 am to 2 pm to enquire.