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

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