Police appeal after petrol can thrown at antique shop

Hundreds of pounds worth of damage was caused to the shop when the gas canister was through the window.

Appeal: Police are looking to speak to witnesses.
Appeal: Police are looking to speak to witnesses.

Police are appealing for information after a gas canister was thrown through the window of an antiques shop.

The incident took place at around 8.30pm on Monday at the shop on Townhead, Auchterarder.

A three-figure sum worth of damage was caused to the building’s exterior by the canister that landed inside the shop.

Police say it appears likely that someone arrived either in a vehicle or on foot shortly and deliberately threw the canister.

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Officers are now appealing for witnesses.

A spokesman said: “If you have any information that could assist our investigation, please call 101 or speak with any police officer.”


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