Glasgow & West Scotland

Strathclyde Police probe Uddingston police station raid

Officers from Scotland's largest police force have launched an investigation into an embarrassing break in - at one of their own stations.

Strathclyde Police said hats, uniforms and radios were stolen from the station in Uddingston, South Lanarkshire, on Tuesday between midnight and 0645 BST.

The force said the radios were disabled and cannot be used.

It said no officer or member of the public had been placed in any danger as a result of the break-in.

A police spokeswoman said: "Enquiries are ongoing to establish the full circumstances surrounding the break in and to trace the person or people responsible.

"A number of items of property, including items of police uniform and police airwave terminals have been stolen. However, the airwave terminals have been disabled and cannot be used.

"At no time was the safety of the public or any officer jeopardised as a result of the break in.

"Anyone with information is urged to contact Strathclyde Police."

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