Appeal to trace man after stolen car found 'with extensive fire damage'

The theft occurred from the rear garden of a property on Saturday night.

Appeal to trace man after car stolen from Buckie found ‘with extensive fire damage’ in Elgin Google Maps

Police are appealing for information after a stolen car was found burned in Elgin.

The maroon-coloured Dacia Sandero, with registration number SV64 WXH was reported stolen from Buckie on Friday, August 5.

The theft occurred in the evening between 9.15pm and 9.45pm from the rear garden of a property in Turner Street in the town.

The car was later found at 1.30pm on Saturday, August 6, in the Findhorn Court area of Elgin, having suffered extensive fire damage.

PC Christopher Mackinnon said: “We would like to speak to a male, who appears to be in his 20s, black hair, slim build, wearing grey joggers and a dark grey hoodie jumper with white stripes.

“We would also be keen to speak to anyone who may have dashcam or private CCTV footage if it shows anything that may be of interest.

“Anyone with information can call 101, quoting reference 0908 of August 6, 2022, or call Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.”