Moray Food Plus: Manhunt after 'deplorable' crime as three figure sum of cash and food stolen from local charity in Elgin

A man hunt is underway in Elgin after a three figure sum and a quantity of food was stolen from a local charity.

The break in happened in the early hours of the morning on Sunday, December 6 at Moray Food Plus.

A three figure sum of cash and a quantity of food was taken from the premises at 203 High Street.

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The foodbank was broken in to during the early hours of Sunday morning.

PC Brian Donaldson from Elgin Community Policing Team, said; "This is a deplorable crime given that the premises is operated by a charity which is used to support people in need, particularly at this time of year.

"We are following a positive line of enquiry but I would still like to appeal for anyone who saw a man in the vicinity of the premises between 2230 hours on Saturday and 0120 hours on Sunday morning to get in touch with Police."

Anyone with information in relation to this incident can contact Police on 101 or call anonymous on Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111.

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