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Break-in at popular Wick café


By David G Scott

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POLICE are investigating the scene of a break-in at Wicker's World café at Harbour Quay in Wick.

A door to the premises had its window broken with what would appear to be a heavy object and a nearby front window was smashed in at what was presumably the thieves' point of access.

Police attending the scene of the incident at Wicker's World and making the area secure for detective work.Pictures: DGS
Police attending the scene of the incident at Wicker's World and making the area secure for detective work.Pictures: DGS

The popular eating establishment was closed today (Friday) and has posted an update on its Facebook page.

"We are absolutely devastated to say that we will be closed today due to being broken into last night," it said. "We are really sorry for any inconvenience caused and thank you for your understanding at this time.

"We will do our best to keep you updated and reopen as soon as possible."

Police attending the scene of the break-in at Wicker's World at 9am on Friday, March 13.Pictures: DGS
Police attending the scene of the break-in at Wicker's World at 9am on Friday, March 13.Pictures: DGS

Police were observed at the scene at around 9am keeping the area safe for detectives to investigate.

A Police Scotland spokesperson said that officers were called around 5.30am on Friday to a report of a break-in at a café at Harbour Quay.

"The windows were damaged and a number of items were taken," she added.

Window smashed at the area where entry to the premises was presumably made.Pictures: DGS
Window smashed at the area where entry to the premises was presumably made.Pictures: DGS

A 37-year-old man and a 16-year-old male have been arrested and remain in custody.

Enquiries are ongoing and anyone with information is asked to contact Wick Police Station via 101, quoting reference number 0392 of March 13.


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