Police are on the trail of a crook who stole hundreds of pounds worth of valuables from a Paisley home.

The suspect gained entry to the Blackstoun Road property sometime between 5.30pm on Sunday, August 27 and 9am on Monday, August 28.

Police said tools and a radio worth an estimated total of £300 were stolen from the house.

Enquiries are ongoing and anyone with information is asked to call officers on 101.

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A police spokesperson said: "Between 5.30pm on August 27 and 9am on August 28, theft by housebreaking occurred at a premises on Blackstoun Road, Paisley. 

"The suspect gained entry to the property and stole tools and a radio from within to the value of £300. 

"Enquiries are ongoing to trace a suspect."