Fowl play: Poultry pincher steals family’s Christmas turkey

Police appeal for help after thieves raid garden shed in Fraserburgh and make off with large quantity of frozen meat.

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A thief has stolen a family’s Christmas dinner after breaking into a garden shed.

The housebreaking incident – which saw other frozen meat nabbed -happened in Fraserburgh, Aberdeenshire, on Sunday.

Police are appealing for help after the thieves raided the freezer in the West Shore Gardens area of the town.

Police constable Neale Gawthorpe said: “At this time of year, freezers are full of food for the holiday season and now one family has been left without their festive fare, including their Christmas turkey.

“I would appeal to anyone who may have seen anything , including someone in the area carrying a large quantity of frozen meat get in touch.

“Also, if anyone is offered a quantity of meat, including a large turkey, please get in touch.

If you can help call Police Scotland on 101, quoting incident number 1587 of Sunday, 6 December, 2020.