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Theft of Quad Bike Near Mintlaw 23-31 August 2021

Police are appealing for information following the theft of a green Kawasaki 750cc Quad bike from a farm in Nether Kinmundy, near Mintlaw. The quad bike is believed to have been stolen sometime between the 23rd and 31st of August 2021.

Anyone with information can contact police on 101 quoting reference 20210831-0883 or contact Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.

Crime Reduction Officer PC Heather Nelson said:

I would urge those in our rural communities to always park quad bikes as close to your premises as possible, preferably out of sight from nearby roads. Remember to always remove keys when not in use.

"Quads and ATVs should be secured inside buildings with good quality padlocks and chains. Ground anchors or wheel clamps combined with an alarm are an excellent deterrent.

"Mark or customise your property so it is easily identifiable. This can deter thieves and also assist with recovery if stolen.

"Also consider tracking devices for high value vehicles and machinery and keep a record of all vehicles with photographs and serial numbers."

Original message sent by: Heather Nelson (Police, Constable - Crime Reduction, North East Division)

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