Category: Crime

Released on Bail

A man has appeared in court charged with raping a teenage girl in woods near Bothwell castle. A 25 year old male from Hamilton has been accused of attacking the teenager near Bothwell Castle in South Lanarkshire on May 20. He appeared in private at Hamilton Sheriff Court earlier this morning, Wednesday 27 May 2020. […]

Update – Serious Sexual Assault, Bothwell

We can confirm tonight that a 25-year-old man has now been arrested following the report of a serious sexual assault in Bothwell.  The incident took place between 5.45pm and 7.30pm on Wednesday, 20 May, 2020 when a teenage girl was approached by a man who sexually assaulted her near to the Clyde Walkway.  The man […]

Attempted House Breakins

An alert goes out today after a house in Strathmore Avenue, Blantyre was targeted by a thief, twice in the one week. A residents door was tried on Wednesday night, which set off the house alarm. When the homeowner looked out the window, he saw a male jump over his neighbours garden and run off. […]

Bizarre Chemist Theft

An alert goes out to local retailers to be vigilant for 3 males who have been stealing from Blantyre shops. This follows after 3 males in their mid 20’s to early 30’s were in Lloyds Pharmacy in the Technology Park at 3pm and bizarrely stole quantities of sun tan lotion and other sun products. This […]

Bikes Stolen from Workplace

Bicycles belonging to two men were stolen from a Blantyre workplace yesterday, Tuesday 12 May 2020. Around 2.30pm as the two men were on backshift at Gavin Watson Printers on Auchinraith Road, lowlife individuals helped themselves to the bikes, having to lift them over the railings. One bike was a blue and silver mountain bike […]

Vehicle Break In, Blantyre

An alert goes out to remind people to check their vehicles are locked. This follows after a car was broken into last night in the early hours of Thursday 7th May 2020 at Glenfruin Road, Blantyre. The woman whose car was targeted, admitted she had left it unlocked by accident. Nothing of value was in […]

Attempted House Break In

Frustratingly, the recent spate of attempted breakins continues, this time more blatant during the daylight hours. Around 2.30pm today, Thursday 7th May 2020, two males attempted to gain entry illegally into a house in Maxwell Crescent Blantyre using a screwdriver. As they prodded the window it attracted the attention of the male houseowner, who confronted […]

Stolen Boys Bike

We have several reports of bikes being stolen last night and into the early hours of this morning, Friday 17 April 2020. A bike was taken from Logan Street, but recovered later that night in the park. Another child’s bike remains missing. Stolen from a close in Elm Court around 2.30am last night, its a […]