Police search Smithstone

A popular housing estate has been the scene of another attempted break-in today (Thursday)

Police Scotland has advised all drivers to ensure they are covered by valid insurance
Police Scotland has advised all drivers to ensure they are covered by valid insurance

The Cumbernauld News and Kilsyth Chronicle has reported on a number of high value break-ins involving homes in Smithstone

Now offficers have confirmed that the area around Middleton Place was searched around 5am after an incident involving two men in a front garden.

A female resident spied the duo and challenged them.

They then made off and were seen driving away in a silver Volkswagen.

Inspector Phil Rose of Cumbernauld Police said: “Enquiries are continuing to identify and trace the males involved.

Anyone who saw the pair is asked to contact police on 101.”