Police appeal after van theft

POLICE in Arbroath are seeking information after a brazen thief jumped into a van parked beside a filling station and made off at high speed.

The incident occurred at about 1.15 p.m. on Wednesday while the van, owned by Ramsay Fabrications, Kirkton Industrial Estate, Arbroath, was parked near the Shell filling station in Cairnie Street.

A police spokesman stated that a man was seen acting suspiciously on the forecourt at about the time the van was taken.

He is described as wearing a white T-shirt with red logo, dark jeans and white trainers.

Anyone with information should contact Tayside Police on the non-emergency number of 0300 111 2222 or speak to any police officer.

Alternatively, information can be passed anonymously via the charity Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111.