West Lothian thieves break into family home and steal cash in middle of the day

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Police in West Lothian are hunting two men after a home was broken into in broad daylight and cash stolen.

Police have issued an appeal for information following the housebreaking and theft on Bankton Drive, Livingston, between 12pm and 2.30pm on Monday, June 3.

Officers say personal items, jewellery and £2,000 in cash was stolen and enquiries carried out so far have found that a silver BMW three series and two men were seen in the area at around 2pm.

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The first man is described as white, medium build, wearing a black baseball cap and mask, a green jacket, blue jeans and black trainers.

The second man is described as white, taller than the first, medium build, wearing a black/grey beanie hat, black hoodie, black tracksuit bottoms, white socks, black trainers.

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Detective Constable Matthew Morran said: "Enquiries are ongoing to trace those responsible. We are keen to speak to the two people who were seen in area around the time of the break-in.

" In addition, we are asking anyone who saw anything suspicious to get in touch. We are also asking people to check private CCTV and dash-cam to see if there is anything that could help our investigation."

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Anyone who can assist is asked to call Police Scotland on 101, quoting incident number 2038 of Monday, 3 June, 2024