Thieves on ‘distinctive’ mountain bikes raid jewellery store

A window was smashed and several items of jewellery were stolen.

Thieves on ‘distinctive’ mountain bikes raid jewellery store iStock
Police: Appealing for information.

A jewellers in South Lanarkshire has been targeted by thieves on “distinctive” mountain bikes.

The raid took place at a shop on Larkhall’s Union Street at around 4.30pm on Saturday.

A window was smashed and several items of jewellery were stolen by the thieves who made off on their white mountain bikes towards Academy Street following the incident.

Police are now appealing for information.

Detective Inspector Susie Cairns, of Cambuslang CID, said: “Thankfully nobody was hurt, however, this type of crime has a massive impact on the businesses who become victim.

“We are appealing for anyone who was in the area at the time of the incident to get in touch with police so we can trace those responsible.

“The suspects were on distinctive mountain bikes so you may have seen them in the area near the time of the break-in.

“Please have a think back, were you on Union Street on Saturday afternoon?”