Nike shoes worth £400,000 stolen from lorry at motorway services

Around 4000 shoes were pinched in the raid at Abington Services Interchange.

Around 4000 pairs of Nike shoes worth £400,000 stolen from lorry at  Abington Services Interchange iStock

Around 4000 pairs of Nike shoes were stolen from a lorry in South Lanarkshire.

The stolen haul is estimated to be worth more than £400,000.

The theft occurred at Abington Services Interchange between 5pm on Wednesday and 4.30am on Thursday.

Police said the LGV and two other vehicles that were parked nearby were damaged during the incident.

Abington Services Interchange: The station is next to the M74 in South Lanarkshire.Google Maps

Detective constable Heather Anderson, of Wishaw CID, said: “Enquiries into this incident are ongoing, and officers are checking for CCTV footage to try to establish descriptions of those responsible.

“I would urge anyone who has information or who saw anything suspicious to contact Police Scotland.

“No matter how insignificant it may have seemed at the time, it could be vital to our investigation.

“In particular, I would ask motorists with dashcams who were in the area at the time to check their footage. It is possible that it could have recorded something which could assist in our ongoing enquiries.”

If you have any information, call 101 or Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.

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