South Scotland

Thornhill police hunt skin care product thief

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Hundreds of pounds worth of skin care products have been stolen from a Boots pharmacy in the south of Scotland.

The incident happened at the pharmacy on East Morton Street in Thornhill sometime between 09:00 and 09:30 on Thursday.

Police said the Boots No 7 products were worth more than £800.

They are trying to trace a man of "dishevelled appearance" seen in the shop at the time wearing a hooded top and New Balance training shoes.

PC John Carter said: "This is a large scale theft and basically a number of shelves in the shop have been cleaned out.

Anyone with information should contact police.

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