Cops left stumped after several trees felled in local beauty spot

© Caroline Barron
Crombie Country Park

Police are appealing for information after several trees were felled at a local beauty spot.

They were cut down in Crombie Country Park, near Monikie, sometime between Friday December 12 2017 and Sunday January 14 2018.

It is understood those responsible have visited the park several times to carry out these thefts.

A police spokesman said: “We would like to remind the public that felling trees without the permission of the owner constitutes the crime of theft. Police Scotland will deal with any reports of this nature robustly, ensuring any identified offenders are charged and reported to the Procurator Fiscal.

“Anyone with any information that may be useful should contact Tayside Division on 101 quoting CR/509/18 or CR/1075/18, or speak to any police officer.

“Alternatively information can be passed anonymously via the charity Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111.”