Category: Crime

Teenager Critically Ill

A teenager is critically ill after he was stabbed at a railway station in South Lanarkshire. British Transport Police confirmed the alarm was raised at about 17:13, today Monday 07 October 2019 at Rutherglen station. A BTP spokesman said: “A teenage boy suffered wounds to his leg and chest, he has been taken to hospital […]

Stolen BMW at Westcraigs

Thieves made off with a BMW last night at Westcraigs, High Blantyre. During the early hours of Monday 7 October 2019, around 3.30am, three men were spotted stealing a black BMW, the one pictured. It can sometimes look close to dark blue and has registration B18 NDV. They stole the vehicle. Police have been called. […]

San Vincenzo – End of the Road?

The normally peaceful town of Bothwell was rocked this morning, when a popular restaurant was once again targeted in a crime vendetta, that looks fuelled by jealousy. The award winning ‘San Vincenzo’ on the Main Street has a great reputation for food and drink, popular and tastefully decorated. However, in the last year, the business […]

Robbed at Knifepoint

A man was robbed at knifepoint in a Blantyre Park yesterday. Around 5.30pm on Saturday 29th September 2019, a local man was making his way home at McAnulty (Stonefield) Public Park. The 35 year old was approached by 2 males in their 30’s, one of them tall, the other around 5 foot 7, both with […]

Station Road Youth Disorder

Fighting broke out in a Blantyre street last night during the early evening of Monday 17th September 2019. Police were called as a group of a dozen teenagers, (male and female) were involved in disorder at Station Road near the entrance to David Livingstone Centre. A video, passed to police by others is circulating online […]

Blatant Trailer Theft

Thieves were filmed on CCTV, rolling up in a car on Thursday morning and blatantly stealing an expensive trailer. The theft by lowlifes occurred in the early hours of Thursday 12th September in Phillips Wynd, a usually quiet residential estate, just off Wellhall Road in Hamilton. The family have shared the CCTV here to see […]

Blantyre Industrial Break ins

We’re hearing incoming reports of a spate of break-ins to different premises and vehicles at Blantyre Industrial Estate over last weekend, Saturday 7th and Sunday 8th September 2019. A reminder to all business owners to make sure your doors and locks are in good order, any CCTV is active and be vigilant. There are some […]