Glasgow & West Scotland

Three hawks stolen from Loch Lomond Bird of Prey Centre

Three birds of prey have been stolen from a conservation centre near Balloch in West Dunbartonshire.

Two male Harris hawks and one male red-tailed hawk were taken during a break-in at the Loch Lomond Birds of Prey Centre and Loch Lomond Garden Centre.

Police said the theft took place between 03:30 and 04:30. Those responsible are believed to have made off in a car.

Officers were checking CCTV and have appealed for witnesses.

Det Sgt Martin Penny of Dumbarton Police Office said: "Extensive inquiries are ongoing in the local area to gather more information on this crime, those responsible and the car that they made off in.

"Officers are also currently studying CCTV footage to establish more details on this crime."

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