POLICE say enquiries are ongoing after a house was broken into in Crossgates.

Officers were called to the Hillview Crescent area early this morning.

A Police Scotland spokesperson said: “We were called around 5.30am on Monday, 17 June, to a report of a housebreaking in the Hillview Crescent area of Crossgates.

"Enquiries are ongoing.”

The incident follows a police appeal last week after a "number of reported break-ins and vehicle thefts" in the Duloch area of Dunfermline.

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A house was broken into sometime between Thursday evening and Friday morning , with a black Audi RS3 and a grey BMW M135 stolen.

Another property was also broken into during the same night were, it appeared, nothing was taken while another attempted break-in was reported at around 4.40am.

After the incidents, Detective Inspector Lara Loudon said: “We are treating these incidents as linked and believe those responsible may have earlier been seen driving around the area.

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"I’d urge locals to remain vigilant and report any suspicious activity to police."