Sneak thieves were at large in Muirhouse over the weekend

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A quantity of items including clothing, torches, a wrist watch and keys to a grey Vauxhall car were stolen from an insecure house in Muirhouse Avenue, Muirhouse, between 10.30pm on Friday and 4am the next day.

The car the keys belonged to was also stolen, but recovered at around 9.30pm on Saturday in Margaret Drive.

About 1.45am on Sunday there was another incident in Muirhouse Avenue when householders observed their front door handle being turned and door opening. On being witnessed a man approximately 5’10”-6’ tall and wearing dark hooded clothing was seen making off from bottom of the driveway.

Anyone with information should contact the Police on 101 or Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111 in confidence.