Category: Crime

Police Report Blantyre Area

Crime Statistics  Hot off the Press! Statistics on crime in the Blantyre area have now been made available for the monthly period from 14th January 2019 to 19th February 2019. During this period, 524 incidents were reported to police in the Blantyre area. From these incidents a total of 112 crime reports were raised (21%) […]

Greenhall Murder Enquiry

Police have confirmed that Polish National Rafal Michal Lyko, was indeed killed deliberatley and as such a murder inquiry has been launched. Rafal’s body was found in a car after it went up in flames in Greenhall Park in High Blantyre, South Lanarkshire. Emergency services extinguished the blaze but were horrified to discover the 36-year-old […]

Vehicles Targeted, Blantyre

Multiple cars suffered damage last night as thieves broke into vehicles in Low Blantyre. Residents in both Priory Street and Station Road awoke this morning to find some of their cars with broken windows and items stolen from inside. Even items of little value were taken. The thefts and damage occurred overnight sometime in the […]

Hardie St Break-ins

Cars and Homes in Hardie Street, Blantyre were targeted by thieves this week. In the early hours of Wednesday 13th February 2019, two cars were broken into in Hardie Street. One at the Craig Street end and the other near the junction of Victoria Street. Door handles were also tried and attempts made to enter […]

Update: Greenhall Park Death

Detectives at Police Scotland’s Major Investigation Teams have been carrying out significant enquiries following the discovery of the body of a man within a car which was on fire in Blantyre on Monday 11 February. The identity of the man found within the car can now be confirmed as Rafal Michal Lyko (36) who is […]

Update: Greenhall Park Fatality

It has now been confirmed that the person found dead inside a burned out car at Greenhall Park this week, was a male and the police are now treating this as ‘suspicious‘. Following the discovery of a car found on fire and the body of a man found within, detectives from Police Scotland’s Major Investigation […]