Gleneagles raided by thieves

Gleneagles

Thousands of pounds worth of golf equipment has been stolen in a late-night raid at the world-famous golf resort.

Police Scotland revealed that The Golf Academy shop at Gleneagles was targeted late on Friday evening.

Two men forced entry to the store's premises at 10:25pm on Friday and made away with a four figure value of golf clubs. 

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The Golf Academy shop stocks clubs from all leading golf brands such as Callaway, TaylorMade, Ping, Mizuno and Titleist.

CCTV footage captured the men arriving at the golf resort in a small silver car. They travelled via the A823, turning into Station Road, and left the same way.

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Enquiries are ongoing to trace the men and officers are urging anyone with information to come forward.

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Constable Jack Stirling said: "I am appealing to anyone who was in the Gleneagles area between 10 and 10.30pm on Friday to get in touch if they saw or heard anything suspicious. 

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"The A823 was busy at that time with numerous cars travelling along the road. Perhaps you saw a car driving or people within behaving suspiciously? If you have any dash-cam footage that you believe could assist with our investigation, please come forward as soon as possible."

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