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Kirkintilloch: Woman thwarts thief trying to break into cars in her street

A Kirkintilloch woman thwarted a thief trying to break into cars in her street in the early hours of the morning.

Wednesday, 29th September 2021, 1:14 pm
Updated Wednesday, 29th September 2021, 1:26 pm

She spotted the robber, dressed in black with a black hat on or hood up, in Friars Court around 5am on Sunday.

The woman told a community Facebook page she screamed at him and he fled in a silver car parked further up the street.

She wants to warn other people in the area to be on their guard and posted: “Make sure your cars are locked, people.”

Others on the Facebook page said their vehicles had been targeted nearby, in the vicinity of Hillhead Community Centre.

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