Vandals torch forestry equipment

THE hunt is on for vandals who torched two forestry machines worth over £100,000.

One was completely destroyed and the other had its windows damaged.

The incident happened in an isolated forest area near Mugdock Country Park, Blanefield, between Wednesday, July 4 and Saturday, July 7.

Central Scotland Police are currently probing the incident.

A spokeswoman said the forest was privately owned and added: “Inquiries are continuing. This is a very isolated area and some considerable effort would have to have been made to get to this location.”

Anyone with information about the incident is asked to contact Central Scotland Police on 01786 456000.