Police hunting for car thieves who stole performance vehicles from Scottish dealership

  • Police hunting for thieves who stole Porsche Cayenne, BMW M340 and Ford Focus ST from dealership
  • Porsche later found in Edinburgh but hunt still ongoing for other cars
  • Officers appealing for the public to help find the culprits and the vehicles

Time 8:32 am, December 9, 2021

Police in Scotland are hunting for car thieves who stole three performance vehicles from a dealership the village of East Calder.

A black Porsche Cayenne, blue BMW M340 and grey Ford Focus ST were all taken from Campus Industrial Estate overnight on Tuesday.

Officers have not confirmed which business the vehicles were taken from but it is believed to Calder Motor Company.

The thieves are believed to have forced their way into one of the dealerships in order to make off with the cars.

The Porsche was found later found in the Gorgie area of Edinburgh but police remain on the hunt for the other two vehicles.

Officers are now appealing to the public for help and are urging anyone who saw anything suspicious to come forward.

Detective Constable Lynn Myles said: ‘I would urge anyone who may have seen any suspicious activity around the industrial estate or anyone who believes they have seen any of the two outstanding vehicles to contact us.

‘I would also appeal to anyone who has seen persons acting suspiciously in the area where the Porsche was located to get in touch.’

Of the two cars still missing, the BMW has the registration number KN70 ESU, while the Focus is YD16 LCU.

Anyone with information should call 101 or contact Crimestoppers.

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Jack joined the Car Dealer team in 2021 as a staff writer. He previously worked as a national newspaper journalist for BNPS Press Agency. He has provided news and motoring stories for a number of national publications including The Sun, The Times and The Daily Mirror.

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