The relative calm of Glasgow Road, Blantyre was disrupted last night when residents spotted a man trying to break into vehicles.
The incident happened on Thursday/Friday night, around 3am A man was spotted next to the Sun House Chinese illegally breaking into cars, something he succeeded in doing.
He is described as around 20 years of age, about 5’8″ with dark hair.
One man left angry this morning added, “He managed to get into my Jaguar & stole a toolbox & an 8-trak recording machine, that unfortunately was in the car. This needs addressed before Blantyre becomes a higher insurance category than it already is.”
The car owner’s alarm had gone off and alerted, he went out and actually caught the intruder, before he ran off towards Calder Street. A passing taxi also gave chase but they lost him near Camelon Crescent.
Police were alerted and local CCTV is being examined.