Police beef up Straiton shop patrols

POLICE in Midlothian are turning up the heat on a shoplifter with a taste for prime beef.

Officers patrolling Straiton Retail Park at Loanhead have been alerted to visits by the Steak Man, a thief with a desire to purloin sirloin.

The galloping gourmet has targeted the Marks & Spencer food store, making lightning raids on its beef chiller cabinet.

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