Category: Crime

Thefts & Break-ins at Park Lane

Break ins and theft from properties has seemed quieter in Blantyre during lockdown, so how disappointing now to see a return to lowlife nighttime prowlers out to steal. We’ve unfortunately received a couple of messages today from different people who had items stolen overnight last night. The thefts appear to have taken place in and […]

Further Cemetery Theft

Unfortunately we’ve had another heartbroken family contact us to say yet another theft has taken place at Priestfield Cemetery. This time, it was black granite edging (pictured) that’s been removed from around a loved ones gravestone. It had a metal flower holder removed too. The lair owner told us yesterday, “We’re annoyed and hurt that […]

More Thefts at Priestfield Cemetery

Unfortunately, we have further messages today confirming more items have been stolen or moved from graves in Priestfield Cemetery. Further black granite edging has been taken, costing another family almost £800. Things have been moved too. This item clearly out of place. Do you recognise it? Its still in the cemetery but not at a […]

Theft at Priestfield Cemetery

A Blantyre family has been left shocked this week after discovering £700 of black granite edging has been stolen from around their parents grave in Priestfield Cemetery. The discovery was made last weekend, around the same time as other thefts and damage had taken place, leaving them shocked and angry. It us unfathomable that people […]

Works Van Targeted

Walkers were shocked last night to discover a damaged works van on the Bothwell Side of the River Clyde. The white van which had been parked at the entrance to the The David Livingstone Bridge had been very badly damaged. The discovery was made on the evening of Saturday 27th June 2020 and clearly involved […]

Man Arrested for Hit n Run

A man has been charged after an incident leaving a Blantyre pedestrian fighting for his life in hospital. Emergency crews promptly attended the scene at Anderson Gardens in the Village, Blantyre after the alarm was raised at around 7.40am on Friday, May 29. The 47-year-old pedestrian was rushed to the Queen Elizabeth University Hospital in […]

Attempted Murder

Police are appealing for information following an attempted murder in Blantyre.  The incident happened around 7.40am on Friday, 29 May, 2020, at an address in Anderson Gardens when a car deliberately struck a 47-year-old man.  Emergency services attended and the man was taken by ambulance to the Queen Elizabeth University Hospital where he is being […]