POLICE are urging householders in the town to lock their doors after a sneak-in thief stole “a two figure sum of cash” from a house in the town.
The theft was reported to police around 1pm on Friday, but is thought to have taken place some time between 8.50am and 9.30am.
Police say they believe the thief may have entered the house on Lerwick’s Leslie Road through an unlocked front door.
A spokesman said: “We want to remind the public to be vigilant in regards to securing their property, especially with the holiday season approaching.”
Anyone with any information about Friday’s theft is urged to contact Lerwick police station on 101 or call 0800 555 111 to make an anonymous tip off.