Stolen Audi recovered

The Audi S3 was found in Arbroath

The Audi S3 was found in Arbroath

A high-powered car stolen in Kirriemuir on Friday has been recovered in Arbroath.

The hunt for the black Audi S3, which included back-up from a police helicopter, was launched after the vehicle was taken from the forecourt of Autosales, on Lindsay Street, at 7.20pm

The theft sparked a county-wide police operation, which resulted in the Audi beinf found in Arbroath the following day.

While the car was recovered, the thief has still to be caught.

The £14,000 58-plate car was taken while while the garage was still open and CCTV footage of the incident was posted on the firm’s Facebook page.

A Police Scotland spokeswoman confirmed the car’s recovery and said that enquiries are continuing.

The CCTV footage can be viewed at www.facebook.com/Autosales-of-Kirriemuir-151173261580108/

Anyone with information should contact Police Scotland on 101 or Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.