Aberlour whisky worth thousands stolen from Cumbria lorry

Police are investigating a theft of “thousands of pounds'” worth of whisky from a lorry on the A66 near Temple Sowerby. The theft took place between 10pm on Monday and 5am on Tuesday. A Post-Kogeko Logistics lorry, which was parked in the eastbound A66 carriageway layby, located on the approach to Temple Sowerby, was broken in to during the night.

A police spokesman said: “Thousands of pounds’ worth of ‘Aberlour’ – a 12-year-old whisky – was taken.

“Police are appealing for any witnesses using the road between these times who may have noticed anything suspicious occurring.

“Anyone with information should call PC Haymes 2548 on 101 quoting log number 20 of July 23, or Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.”

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