Further appeal after petrol bomb attack on Aberdeenshire hotel

The Station Hotel in Insch was targeted by criminals
The Station Hotel in Insch was targeted by criminals

Appeals are continuing for information in connection with an incident at The Station Hotel in Insch last month.

A petrol bomb was thrown through a window of the Commercial Road hotel between 7.20pm on March 26 and 7am on March 27.

Officers would like to trace persons who were seen in the area that night who may be able to assist with their enquiries.

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Detective Constable Megan Willox, who is leading enquiries, said: “As it stands this incident is still being treated as a vandalism and I would like to take this opportunity to stress that there was no potential threat to the building.

“Following enquiries we have identified two men we would like to speak to who we understand were in the vicinity of the Station Hotel that night between 9.30pm and 10pm. They are described as being in their mid 20’s to early 30’s, slim build, dressed in dark clothing and wearing hats.

“In addition to this, we would like to identify two males observed walking on Commercial Road around 2.45am on March 27.  These males are of slim build, wearing hooded tops carrying a large plastic container.

If you know who these males might be, please get in touch with police on 101 using ref. no. 0485 of March 27. Alternatively you can contact Crimestoppers on 0800 555111.

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