Police are appealing for information following a housebreaking and theft which took place around 11pm on Wednesday 9 May at an address in the Inchcross Park area of Bathgate.

The occupiers returned home to find three men inside their property. Entry had been forced to the rear of the property and a number of items were taken, including cash and jewellery.

The suspects are described as male and were seen to drive off from the area in a red Ford Fiesta vehicle.

Officers are now appealing for information and anyone who can help with ongoing inquiries is asked to come forward.

Constable Shaun Conway from West Lothian’s Community Investigation Unit said: “This was a frightening experience for the homeowners who returned to the property to find three intruders inside.

“I would appeal to anyone who saw any suspicious behaviour, or who witnessed the red vehicle in the area on Wednesday evening, to come forward and contact officers.

“Equally anyone with information that can help trace those responsible is asked to get in touch.”

Those with information can contact Police Scotland on 101, quoting incident number 4121 of 9 May, or make an anonymous report to Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111.