Police seeking witnesses after multiple break-ins at Chinese takeaway

Officers have launched an appeal after a third break-in at the Dragon House takeaway in Livingston Village.

CCTV appeal after multiple break-ins at Dragon House Takeaway in Livingston © Google Maps 2022

Police have launched an appeal after multiple break-ins at a Chinese takeaway in West Lothian.

Officers were alerted following a third break-in in recent weeks at the Dragon House Takeaway in the Kirk Lane area of Livingston Village at around 12.45am on Wednesday.

Two men entered the property and took cash from the till after smashing a glass door, while another man waited outside.

An appeal has now been launched asking people in the area to come forward if they have private CCTV or door-bell footage.

Detective inspector John Murphy, of Livingston CID, said: “Enquiries are ongoing into this recent incident. We are appealing for anyone who has any information or may have seen anything suspicious before and after this incident to get in touch.

“Enquiries are ongoing and we would like to speak to anyone driving in the area who might have captured something on dash-cam that could help with our investigation.”

Anyone who can help is asked to contact Police Scotland on 101, quoting incident number 0578 of Wednesday, November 16, or make a call anonymously to the charity Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111.