Stolen car used to hit Edinburgh shopping center before thugs leave in a getaway car

A stolen car was used to hit a Scottish shopping center before two thugs ran off in a getaway car in the early hours of this morning.

Police have launched an investigation after the burglary took place at the Gyle Shopping Center in Edinburgh around 2.50am on Wednesday 10 November.

A car was used to force access to the main area of ​​the premises before an attempt was made to gain access to a store inside.

This attempt was unsuccessful and the two men involved then left in another vehicle.



The entrance to Gyle Shopping Center is cordoned off

The yobs left the first car – a silver Suzuki Celerio – and inquiries from officers have determined that the vehicle had been stolen from the Stevenson Road area of ​​Edinburgh on Tuesday night.

The second vehicle is described as a saloon-type silver car.

Detectives are looking for information after the reckless incident.

Both men involved are described as slender by build and wearing dark clothing with a hood up and face covered.

Detective George Calder said: “Our investigations into this incident are ongoing and I would urge anyone who may be able to help to get in touch.

“We would be eager to speak with anyone who can help us determine the movements of the two vehicles involved or identify the two men seen at the Gyle Center.

“We would also be eager to talk to anyone who might have dashcam or private CCTV footage that could help our investigation.

“Anyone with information can call 101 indicating 0246 of November 10 or call Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111.”

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