'Linked' break-ins spark police search for Audi 

Police are investigating a 'similar break-in' that took place on Friday in the area.

‘Linked’ break-ins in Dumfries spark police search for black Audi Getty Images

Police are investigating break-ins believed to be linked in Dumfries and Galloway.

Officers were made aware of two housebreakings on Friday, April 12 after receiving a report of a break-in at a property on Rowan Drive.

Police are investigating a “similar break-in” that took place on Kirko Place at around 5.30pm on Friday.

Two men broke into the house on Kirko Place and threatened the occupant before making off with several personal effects.

The men were described as white and of average height and build and were wearing face coverings and dark-coloured hooded tops.

Police are searching for a black Audi seen driving in the area on Friday.

Detective Sergeant Kirsty Beckett from the Dumfries and Galloway Division said: “We believe this incident is linked to a similar break-in that took place on Kirko Place around 5.30pm on Friday afternoon.

“We are urging anyone who noticed any suspicious activity, or a black Audi seen driving in this area on Friday afternoon to contact us.

“Anyone with dash-cam or personal footage is asked to check their devices and please get in touch if it captured anything that may be relevant to our investigation.”

Anyone with information is asked to contact 101 quoting incident number 1538 of April 13.

Alternatively, Crimestoppers can be contacted on 0800 555 111, where anonymity can be maintained.

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