Thousands taken in Scots shop raid as cops hunt teen suspects

The Co-op in Kingussie was targeted in a robbery
The Co-op in Kingussie was targeted in a robbery -Credit:Google Maps

Police are hunting for teen suspects after thousands of pounds was taken in a Scots shop robbery in the early hours.

The theft happened in Kingussie at around 1.45am on Saturday, May 4, when two male youths broke into the Co-op store on the High Street on the A86.

They stole two cash boxes containing a four-figure sum of cash. Detectives in the Highlands are now appealing for information.

The suspects, described as being of average height and slim build, made off east along High Street in the direction of the A9.

Detective Inspector Andy Bilton said: “We are appealing for anyone who was in the area of High Street in the early hours of Saturday morning and may have seen or heard anything suspicious to please get in touch.

“We would also urge anyone with private CCTV or dash-cam footage to please check in case they have captured something which could be of significance to our enquiries.

“Anyone with information is asked to contact Police Scotland on 101, quoting reference CR160380/24. Alternatively you can call Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.”

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