Police probe cable theft

APPEAL: Call 101 if you have information regarding the theft.
APPEAL: Call 101 if you have information regarding the theft.
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An investigation has been launched after copper cabling worth £6,500 was stolen from Merryton Tower in Motherwell.

The theft took place sometime between 4.30pm last Wednesday (November 11) and 8am the next day.

A spokesperson for North Lanarkshire Council said: “A contractor is currently upgrading cabling in the area for Scottish Power, and during this replacement it was removed from floors within the tower.

“We’ve requested CCTV and are liaising with Police Scotland, Town Centre Activities and the contractors to trace the person responsible.”

Anyone with information is urged to call Police Scotland on 101.