POLICE have cast a wide net to try to catch a thief who stole fishy goods from a Braehead garden centre.

Officers were alerted to the break-in at Dobbies when an alarm was activated at 3am on Sunday morning.

On arrival, they found the rear of the premises was insecure but the perpetrator had fled.

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A review of CCTV footage showed a male entering the compound and removing items from the fish area.

Although no fish were stolen, investigators say he appeared to only be interested in fish-care products.

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Renfrewshire Police say they are seeking assistance from anyone who might know who the individual is, as he was wearing gloves and his face was concealed.

Anyone with information should contact police on 101. Alternatively, call Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111.