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Fourth break-in at Dogs Trust centre in Uddingston

Dogs Trust Uddingston Centre
Image caption The centre has now re-opened to the public following recent break-ins

A dog welfare charity has suffered a fourth break-in since Christmas at its South Lanarkshire re-homing facility.

Dogs Trust said thieves smashed windows and attempted to force entry at the centre in Uddingston on Thursday night.

They are believed to have been disturbed and nothing was stolen.

Other recent break-ins have targeted the office area and items, including computers, have been stolen. Police believe the break-ins are linked and have appealed for information.

A spokeswoman for Dogs Trust said: "Dogs Trust Glasgow has been broken in to for a fourth time since Christmas, the latest break-in occurred late in the evening on Thursday 27 October.

No dogs harmed

"Thieves smashed in windows and forced entry but are believe to have been disturbed as nothing was stolen.

"Dogs Trust Glasgow is urgently appealing for anyone with information to contact the police."

The spokeswoman said staff at the Uddingston centre were discussing ongoing security measures with police.

She added: "No dogs have been stolen or harmed during the series of break-ins and the re-homing centre is now open.

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