Transit van sought by police investigating attempted ATM raid

The van is very distinctive
The van is very distinctive

Police investigating the attempted theft of a cash machine at Sainsburys in Kinross in October are appealing for information regarding a white van that may have been seen in the village of Airth, near Falkirk, before or after the crime took place.

The dramatic incident happened at the Station Road store at around 3.30am on October 17.

The Ford Transit van (pictured) is very distinctive and has a blue, white and grey logo of “Bishop Auckland Car & Van Hire” on the side.

Senior investigating officer, Detective Inspector Nicola McGovern, said: “Extensive enquiries have already been carried out into this crime and this vehicle is of significant interest to the investigation.

“It is important that we identify exactly where this van was overnight between the Friday 16th and Saturday 17th October.

“It is understood that it was in the Airth area and anyone who may have seen this vehicle being driven or indeed anyone who remembers it being parked in Airth or in around the surrounding areas, is asked to contact Police Scotland 101 as they may have information that is vital to the enquiry.”

Information can also be provided anonymously to the charity Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111.