Police launch investigation after thieves break into Aberdeen cafe and steal cash

Vandals smashed the glass panel of the Tartan Pig‘s door
Vandals smashed the glass panel of the Tartan Pig‘s door

A police probe has been launched after tips were stolen from an Aberdeen cafe.

Police were called to the Tartan Pig on Hollybank Place at 11.40pm last night.

A glass panel on the front door of the shop had been smashed.

Police confirmed that a “mid-three-figure sum” had been taken from the premises, which is believed to be cash left for staff by generous customers.

A Police Scotland spokesman said: “We were called to reports of a vandalism at an address in Aberdeen.”

A Facebook post by the cafe showed the extent of the damage caused, but confirmed that it would be open today.

A sad day today! @thetartanpig was broken in to last night at around midnight the door as you can see was smashed up and…

Posted by The Tartan Pig coffee house on Thursday, 7 February 2019

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