Police hunt three men after Audi stolen from house during break-in 

Police are investigating after a house in Bathgate was broken into on Tuesday afternoon.

Police hunt three men after Audi stolen from house during break-in on Hillhouse Avenue, Bathgate Police Scotland

An appeal has been launched after an Audi was stolen from a house during a robbery in Bathgate.

Officers were called to a property on Hillhouse Avenue following the raid which occurred at 2.30pm on Tuesday.

A grey Audi RS3, with the registration number R53 DOM, was stolen from the driveway.

Police are investigating the robbery and have launched a search for three men who were seen nearby.

The first is described as in his 20s with a slim build and was wearing a high-viz vest, black top, grey trousers and a black hat pulled down over his ears.

The second man is in his 40s, bald with a stocky build and dressed in black while the third is also described as in his 40s, with a stocky build and dressed in black.

A blue Fiat 500 Abarth was seen parked in the street and is believed to have been involved in the incident.

Detective constable David Crighton said: “We are carrying out enquiries and studying CCTV footage from in and around the local area. If you saw anyone acting suspiciously in the area on Tuesday afternoon, or saw the grey Audi RS3 along with a blue car, possibly a Fiat 500 Abarth, that was in the street at the same time, please contact us.”

“Anyone with personal CCTV or dashcam footage that may help, or those with any details on this incident should contact 101 with reference 2035 of November 15.

“Alternatively, Crimestoppers can be contacted on 0800 555 111, where anonymity can be maintained.”