Police issue e-fit image following ‘despicable’ Balado incident

Have you seen this man?
Have you seen this man?

Detectives investigating a robbery that happened Balado, near Kinross, on Wednesday June 17 have issued an e-fit of a male that they wish to speak to in connection with the crime.

Detective Inspector Paul Riley said : “We would ask the public for their help in identifying the people responsible for this despicable crime, which happened between 1pm and 2pm on Wednesday 17 June, within the home of a 76-year-old woman in Balado, Kinross.

“The e-fit shows an image of a man, who is further described as being in his 20s, of thin build, with brown eyes, with short brown hair and a ‘goatee’ type beard. At the time of the incident he was wearing a blue hooded top and blue jeans.

“We are also keen to trace a second man in connection with the incident, who is described as being a man around 18 years of age with a tanned complexion, who was wearing a grey/blue hooded top.

“I am also keen to trace any persons who were passing through the area on the A977 between 1pm and 2pm, on Wednesday 17th June in a vehicle that is fitted with a CCTV system that may have recorded the surrounding areas.”

“I am appealing to any members of the public who recognise the man shown in the e-fit picture, or anyone who has information regarding the other described individual to call Police Scotland on 101 or provide information anonymously through Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111.”