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Bottles of wine stolen in South Lanarkshire

Published:  21 August, 2013

A lorry trailer carrying 50,000 bottles of wine worth £300,000, which was parked in a haulage yard in Uddingston, South Lanarkshire, has been stolen.

The theft, which took place some time between Saturday afternoon and Sunday morning and was discovered by staff at 8.20am on Sunday, occurred at the RT Keedwell yard and police are looking for more than one person in connection with the heist.

Police have not disclosed who owns the wine and they are asking for the public's assistance in capturing those responsible.

John Cameron, Detective Sergeant of the Hamilton police office, said: "I would urge anyone who may have witnessed anything suspicious on Saturday afternoon into Sunday morning either at or near the haulage yard to come forward as they may have information that is vital to this inquiry."

Anyone with information about the crime should contact Hamilton Police Station on 01698 483300.