Category: Crime

Graveside Theft

A Blantyre family have been left shocked and hurt by a callous theft from the graveside of their recently departed father. The family, who at their request, remain anonymous here sadly buried a family member on Wednesday, carefully placing a beautiful 5ft spray of flowers at the grave. However, when they drove back to Priestfield […]

Gran Held Hostage & Thieves Break in

Two lowlife bogus workmen entered an elderly person’s home in Hamilton, locking her up whilst they ransacked her property. The disgusting and frightening incident took place at Burnblea Gardens on Wednesday afternoon, 28th April 2021 just before 3pm. Two men posing as Scottish Water workers entered the house of the 75 year old female and […]

Anti Social Behaviour

We’re seeing a rise in anti social behaviour in Blantyre as lockdown has come to an end and groups of youths take to the streets. Our supporters group page has a growing number of stories about fires, vandalism and theft in the last couple of weeks, with youths observed as culprits. The latest incident was […]

Four Charged with Attempted Murder

Following an incident at Hamilton Train Station last Saturday, Police have now charged four people. A man was stabbed around 9.20pm on Saturday 13th March after alighting from the train. An altercation then followed, resulting in him being stabbed. He suffered serious injuries and was taken to a nearby hospital by paramedics for treatment. British […]

Attempted Murder, Hamilton

A man is currently in hospital in a serious condition after a stabbing incident at Hamilton Central Station. We can now provide more details on this incident, from official sources. Police have confirmed they have launched at attempted murder investigation after the stabbing of a male at the station last night. A man was stabbed […]

Glenfiddich Whisky Robbery

A Glasgow robbery ended recently in Blantyre with an empty trailer and over £200,000 worth of missing whisky. A red articulated trailer with white writing on the sides was stolen from Clydesmill Industrial Estate, Carmyle, at 9.15pm on Friday 11th December 2020. It contained 2,400 cases of Glenfiddich 12 year single malt Scotch whisky valued […]

Break in at Church

There’s probably no more despicable crime than breaking into a church with intent to steal or vandalise, but unfortunately that happened in Blantyre last night. During the early hours of Saturday 28th November 2020, intruders at Broompark Road broke into St John Ogilvie Church and caused damage. Though there was nothing of value to take, […]

Car Fire at Valerio Court

A Vehicle was deliberately set on fire in last night, Tuesday 24 November 2020. At around 11.25pm, the vehicle was set alight in Valerio Court just off Stonefield Road. Police are treating the fire as suspicious and enquiries are ongoing to establish the full circumstances. Detective Constable Christine McLanachan, from Cambuslang CID, said: “Thankfully nobody […]