Six car thefts over the weekend

Several unlocked cars were targeted by thieves in Cumbernauld over the weekend.

A total of six cars were broken into in the areas of Westerwood and Carrickstone.

And now police are asking vehicle owners in these areas to be extra vigilant.

A haul of items taken during the break-ins, which occurred between Thursday, September 12, and Monday, September 16, included two mobile phones, an iPod, a brown bag containing cosmetics and clothing.

Police say all incidents appear to have taken place during the hours of darkness.

Meanwhile, a Suzuki Swift motor vehicle has been stolen from the Mitchell Road area of Cumbernauld.

The vehicle was stolen sometime between 8.30pm on Saturday, September 14, and 2.30pm the following day.

Anyone with information should contact Cumbernauld Police on 01236 503900 and to report non-urgent crime, call 101.