Police on search for stolen whisky

Police Scotland
Police Scotland

Police Scotland is investigating a high value theft of whisky following a break-in at the visitor centre at the Glenglassaugh Distillery, Portsoy, Aberdeenshire.

A number of bottles of unusual whisky were taken during the incident, which happened between 4:30pm on Tuesday, June 10, and 9:30am on Wednesday, June 11,

Among the bottles taken were 37-year-old and 40-year-old Glenglassaugh malt whisky along with bottles of Glenglasshaugh Evolution, Tonfa and Revival

Also taken were four pot stills and a quantity of Lyle and Scott jumpers, coloured blue, grey or green with “Glenglassaugh Distillery” embroidered on them.

Police Scotland constable Geraint Kalies, of Banff police office, said: “This is a very unusual theft and I am appealing for any witnesses who may have any information regarding the identify of the persons responsible.

“I would also ask that anyone who is offered whisky or clothing branded with Glenglassaugh Distillery should contact Police Scotland on 101 or Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.”

Crimes can also be reported to the registered charity Crimestoppers online via their website at www.crimestoppers-uk.org.