170 cartons of children’s milk stolen from outside primary school


Police are appealing for witnesses after more than 170 cartons of milk intended for children were stolen from outside a school in West Lothian.

Officers were alerted to the theft from St Joseph’s RC Primary School in Whitburn yesterday after staff noticed the milk was missing.

A police spokesman said: “Officers are investigating whether this has been a childish prank or something more malicious and anyone who remembers seeing anything suspicious in or around the school is asked to contact police immediately.

“Similarly, anyone with information that can assist with our enquiries is also asked to come forward.”

Anyone with any information can contact Lothian and Borders Police on 0131 311 3131, or the charity Crimestoppers in confidence and anonymity on 0800 555 111.