Much vandalism locally

SEVERAL cases of vandalism have been reported to Montrose Police in the last few days.

Some time during the night of Thursday, October 18, two gas meters were tampered with, at Rossie Terrace and Bellevue Terrace, Ferryden. One of these was at a church building and the other at a house.

It appears that the rear fire exit of the church was kicked.

A window was vandalised at New Look, High Street, between 6pm on Friday and 8.30am on Saturday. Police believe the male responsible was hanging about on the High Street with a group of youths. He is described as being 15 to 18 years old, slim, wearing dark jeans, a black hooded top with the hood up, and white trainers.

Police are also looking for a male of about the same age, also slim and with fair hair, wearing dark jeans, a white hooded top, white high-top trainers and a black scarf.

The time police are interested in is around 11.45pm on Friday.

Information is being sought regarding vandalism at Nickel & Dime, High Street. Between 6.30pm on Saturday, October 13 and 8.40am on Monday, October 15, the glass on the shop door sustained a crack, two feet by two feet.

At about 8.50pm pm Saturday, October 13, one of the CCTV units at Montrose Sports Centre was substantially damaged.

Four males are thought to be responsible for this.

A grey Renault Modus car has been kicked and the bodywork has been damaged. This occurred between 4pm on Sunday and 10am on Monday, while the vehicle was parked in Kincardine Street.

If you can help solve any of these crimes, please contact police on 0300 111 222, speak to any police officer, or contact the Crimestoppers line, anonymously, on 0800 555 111.