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Recent crime locally
A handbag was snatched from an unattended parked vehicle at Milnathort
Primary School on 19 April at around 11.30am. The suspect mail was
described as being white, 20-40 yrs old, tall, slim and wearing a
dark jacket. The bag was later recovered in Marshall Place. A silver
Galaxy S3 Mini smart phone had been removed. CR/010688/16.
Intruders broke into a building under construction near Lathro Court,
Kinross, and stole power tools. This occurred between 1630 hrs on
Friday 22 April and 0730 hrs on Saturday 23 April.
If you have information, on any of these crimes,
please contact Police on 101 or Crimestoppers on 0800 555111.
On Tuesday 26 April a 79-year-old Milnathort resident had her handbag
snatched. Local officers’ dedicated work, assisted by excellent
co-operation from the Milnathort community, resulted in a 30-year-old
male being traced and charged.
On Saturday 30 April a member of the public was disturbed by the sound
of someone breaking into their property in Bridgefauld Road, Milnathort.
Police were called and a short time later a 30-year-old male was apprehended.
Perth & Kinross Trading Standards team is warning local businesses
not to respond to a mailshot that could result in a bill of £790
Businesses are being advised to ignore a letter from a firm with an
address in Hamburg, Germany, which is headed ‘UK Data Control
The letter is designed to look like an official Government document,
and requires the recipient to provide their VAT Registration Number
to update the ‘UK-DATA CONTROL portal’.
The letter also includes a form for businesses to check and sign to
say their details are correct.
The small print indicates that a cost of £790
a year will be incurred by the business for a minimum of three years.
Police Scotland – local community
Telephone 101 for non-emergencies
Community officers for Kinross-shire:
PCs Mark Sturgess, James Wilson,
Douglas Stapleton and Atholl Spalding.
Community Sergeant: Sgt Grant Letham
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which any member of the public can contact at any time if you have
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