A nursery was raided and cash was stolen during a shocking robbery in the South Side of Glasgow.

Police say the Sinclair Nursery, on Sinclair Drive in the Battlefield area of the city, was broken into sometime overnight between Friday and Saturday. 

Officers are now scouring CCTV footage in a bid to trace those responsible and are appealing for information from the local public.

The owners of the nursery, who described the incident as "very upsetting", has confirmed it will be open today after spending the day sorting through the damage on Saturday.

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Pictures on social media show the nursery's cashbox and other pieces of admins scattered across the nearby road.

It's believed a two-figure sum of cash was stolen.

On Saturday, the owners of the nursery posted on Facebook: "As some of you may know our nursery was broken into early this morning.

"I’ve had a few messages asking if we will be open on Monday and I’m pleased to say we will!!

"We have been in all day getting things back to normal and sorting the damage so the children will be none the wiser!

"We have CCTV footage which has been passed onto the police. So hopefully this will help catch them."

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A Police Scotland spokesman confirmed: "Officers are investigating a break-in at the premises of Sinclair Nursery in Sinclair Drive in Glasgow.

"The break-in happened overnight, Friday 7/Saturday 8 February 2020.

"Anyone who may have been in the area of the nursery on Friday night or early Saturday morning and saw or heard anything suspicious is asked to call police on the 101 number, quoting the reference number 0982 8 February 2020."