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Police appealing after a robbery in Irvine

Police Scotland is appealing for information after a robbery took place at a property on Steps Road in Irvine.

Around 8.40 am on Tuesday 25 September 2018 a 27 year-old man was sleeping within the property when he was woken by three men who threatened him and demanded money.

The three men then made off in an unknown direction with a four figure sum of money.

The 27 year-old man was uninjured.

The first suspect is described as being white, of medium height and build wearing a khaki top, with the hood up, and a scarf around his face.

The second suspect was tall, of heavy build and had a black hooded top on.

The third suspect was wearing a dark grey hooded top.

Detective Inspector Mick Carr, Saltcoats CID, said:

“Officers have been making door to door enquiries and checking CCTV in the area to get more detailed descriptions and trace those responsible.

“We know that there was a small dark vehicle in the area at the time and we are keen to trace this vehicle and its occupants to establish if they have any information which may assist us.

“This happened at a time when people would have been up and about leaving for work. Think back, did you see anything out of place?

“We would ask anyone who has any information regarding the incident, or knows anything about this vehicle in Steps Road to come forward and contact us.”

Anyone with information should contact Police via 101, quoting incident number 0583 of Tuesday 25 September 2018. Alternatively you can contact CRIMESTOPPERS on 0800 555 111 where information can be given anonymously.


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