Hunt for Penicuik car thieves

A DRIVER was hurt when his vehicle was struck by a stolen car in Penicuik.

The hit-and-run incident occurred at the junction of Carlops Avenue and Cuiken Avenue around lunchtime on Saturday.

A silver Vauxhall Astra was stolen from Carlops Avenue between noon and 12.30pm after the key had been left in the ignition.

The thieves then drove the car at excessive speed to the junction with Cuiken Avenue, which they crossed without stopping.

The Astra collided with a Ford Focus, injuring the driver.

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