Shocking CCTV images have captured the moment a prowler walking with a limp broke into a Scots garage with 24-hour security.

The man made made off with tools after trying doors to vehicles and buildings while employees were out for lunch.

Cops are probing the attempted break-in and theft following the incident at a site Whitecraig and Wallyford, around 11.45am on Tuesday October 12.

The man, wearing a white Scotland zipper and dark coloured trousers, was snapped on CCTV within the site as he struck in broad daylight.

It is thought he then changed clothes into a grey top before fleeing the scene.

Sharing the images on social media, one man appealed for information on the suspect.

He said: "Trespassing, theft, trying doors to buildings and vehicles.

"This guy was caught on CCTV today Tue 12 at a site between Wallyford and Whitecraig.

The man was caught on CCTV
The man was caught on CCTV

"He has stolen a DeWalt grinder and diamond disk. He was seen trying doors to vehicles and buildings.

"He also changed clothes while there to what looks a grey top. Possibly may have been watching the site as happened when out for lunch site is manned 24/7.

"He walks with a limp/injury. Any info please pass on. Police are aware.

"Likewise if anyone seen a vehicle parked up between the A1 lights at Wallyford and Whitecraig round about between 11 and 12 please pass on."

Police confirmed they were aware of the incident as enquiries remain ongoing.

A Police Scotland spokesperson said: “We received report of an attempted break-in and theft at a premises near the A6094 between Whitecraig and Wallyford which occurred around 11.45am on Tuesday, 12 October, 2021.

"Enquiries into the incident are ongoing.”

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