Cumbernauld police probe spate of break-ins and car thefts

POLICE are investigating a spate of break-ins and car thefts in Cumbernauld.

A house in Kingshill Avenue was broken into between 8.30pm and midnight on August 30. Tools, golf clubs, a sliver laptop and jewellery were taken.

On the same night, a house in Springfield Road was also targeted, with a silver laptop and mobile phone taken.

Then, on September 3, between midnight and 5am, someone entered a property in Corbiston Way and took a black Acer laptop and mobile phones, as well as the keys to a green Volvo.

The car was later recovered after being set on fire in Telford Road.

Lastly, at 9.30pm on Sunday, September 5, items including golf clubs, a purse and car keys were taken from a house in Smithyends.

The thief then made off with the householder's green Landrover.

The car was later recovered in the Airdrie area minus the stolen property.

Cumbernauld Police are appealing to anyone who may have any information relating to any of these incidents to contact them on 01236 503900 or Crimestoppers in confidence on 0800 555 111.