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Encrypted laptops stolen from North Lanarkshire Council

Six encrypted laptops have been stolen from a council building in Motherwell.

North Lanarkshire Council said the theft at the Dalziel building was discovered at about 07:40 on Monday.

A quantity of cash and three cameras were also taken. The authority would not comment about the nature of the data held on the computers.

A spokesman for North Lanarkshire Council said: "The laptops are fully encrypted to the highest standards to ensure data security."

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