Petrol stations in Glasgow and Helensburgh robbed on Sunday morning
By Lucy Ashton
An investigation has been launched after two petrol stations were robbed on the same morning.
Police were made aware of a break-in at a fuel station on East Clyde Street, Helensburgh, shortly after 5.20am on Sunday.
Officers were then called to a robbery at a petrol garage on Paisley Road West, Glasgow, shortly at around 5.30am.
Sums of cash were stolen from both premises.
The incidents are being treated as linked and enquiries remain ongoing.
A Police Scotland spokesperson said: “We were made aware of a break-in at a fuel station on Paisley Road West in Glasgow shortly after 5.30am on Sunday, July 9.
“We were made also aware of a break-in at a fuel station on East Clyde Street in Helensburgh shortly after 5.20am on Sunday, July 9.
“Entry was gained to both of the premises and sums of cash were stolen.
“The two incidents are being treated as linked and inquiries are ongoing.”