Attempted break-in at Dunnottar Castle

Police are appealing for information following an attempted break-in at Dunnottar Castle near Stonehaven.

Sunday, 10th January 2021, 9:31 am

The incident happened between 4.30pm on Friday, January 8 and noon on Saturday, January 9.

Constable Melissa McDonald from Stonehaven Police said: “I am appealing to anyone who may have been in the area at the time and seen anything suspicious to get in touch.

“The castle is of historical importance to both the local area and Scotland in general, and in this instance the door and lock have been damaged.

“Anyone with any information is asked to contact Police Scotland on 101 and quoting incident number 1772 of 9 January 2021