Police launch video appeal over 'despicable' Crossford robbery

Police are trying to trace this man in connection with the robbery

Police trying to trace a man in connection with a robbery in Crossford in May are launching a video appeal.

It is in a bid to identify the person they have captured on CCTV, who officers think may have vital information about what happened.

During the robbery, a pensioner was held in her home in Lundin Road by thief carrying a knife.

He stole a number of her possessions.

The man police would like to speak to is described as being around 5ft 8ins tall, of medium build with short light hair.

He spoke with a strong foreign accent, which could be Eastern European, and may drive a black coloured Vauxhall Mokka.

He is believed to have links to Greenock and the Clackmannanshire area.

Detective Inspector Kelly McEwan, from Dunfermline CID, said: “We have made significant progress in our investigation and are now issuing CCTV images of a man we would like to speak to in connection with the incident. 

"Anyone who recognises him is urged to contact either police or Crimestoppers as soon as possible.

"Those with information can contact Dunfermline CID via 101 and quote incident number 0099 of 5th May.

"Alternatively, an anonymous report can be made via the charity Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111."

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