Category: Crime

Alert: Youth Disorder High Blantyre

We’ve received reports tonight of youth disorder at High Blantyre. Just before 8pm tonight, on Friday 11th November, a group of youths purposely targeted a greenhouse in Greenhall Place, near Kirkton Park, before returning 10 minutes later to destroy the rest of it. The greenhouse belonged to an elderly resident and police are now involved. […]

Range Rover Theft

A black Range Rover was stolen from High Blantyre last night. It was taken from outside the owner’s house and worryingly the keys were still in the house and not accessed. The thieves appear to have picked the locks and used a key coding machine to access and start the vehicle. The vehicle was too […]

Van Broken Into

A van was broken into at Cameron Way, Blantyre in the early hours of Saturday 30th July 2022. The location was just off Cowan Wilson Avenue and unfortunately, an electrician’s hand tools were stolen. Drills, a compact driver, 24volt sds drill, 54v sds drill, a circular saw, test kits, and ipad pro were taken during […]

Missing Cot Bed

A Blantyre resident is trying to trace a missing Cot Bed which was delivered to her close last week. As she was out, it was left in a ‘safe’ place at the property. Whilst we wouldn’t normally post about missing property, this item was higher value and had been left by the courier on Tuesday […]

CCTV Footage Required

A vehicle was badly damaged on Bardykes Road, Blantyre last night, Sunday 22nd May 2022. It occurred between 00:15 and 04:15am not far from the West End. In particular if any footage is available near the Cypress Avenue area, that would be appreciated. Either dashcam, security or doorbell cams? The nearby pub has already been […]

Vandalism at Glenfruin Road

A local family was left angry and somewhat shocked at the weekend after youths broke a window of their home in Glenfruin Road, Blantyre. The living room window was broken, shattered by young boys (aged approx 11 or 12 years) yesterday, Sunday 22nd May 2022 as they threw stones over a six foot fence at […]

Male Arrested on Murder Charge

A 25-year-old man has been arrested and charged in connection with the Blantyre murder of Rafal Lyko in 2019. The 36-year died at Greenhall Park in High Blantyre on Monday, 11 February, 2019. The man is due to appear at Hamilton Sheriff Court on Monday, 9 May, 2022.