Category: Crime

Car Break Ins Continue

Unfortunately, we’ve heard that the recent spate of car breakins over the last week continued last night. This time, a male broke into a man’s car on Glenfruin Road just after midnight in the early hours of this morning, Wednesday 15th January 2020. When the carowner was leaving this morning, he noticed the car had […]

Further Vehicle Break Ins

Following vehicle break ins and a subsequent arrest 2 nights ago at Hazelwood Drive, last night saw copycat breakins to more vehicles on the same street! Around 8.30pm last night, a man broke into a woman’s parked car on Hazelwood Drive, Wheatlands, Blantyre. She told us, “He gained access to the driver door.” The man […]

Impersonating Police Officer

Detectives are continuing enquiries following a robbery at Strathclyde Park, Hamilton, where the suspect pretended to be a police officer. Just after midnight in the early hours of this morning, Monday, 13 January, 2020, two people were within a Mercedes car, in Strathclyde Park, Hamilton when they were pulled over by what they thought, was […]

Bizarre Activity Ends in Arrest

A reminder goes out tonight to keep vehicle doors locked after some bizarre criminal activity resulted in the arrest of a male. Earlier this evening, Sunday 12 January 2020, a woman in Hazelwood Drive, Blantyre answered her doorbell to find a man standing there suggesting he was “here to repossess her Vauxhall Car”. The problem […]

Woman attacked at Clyde Walkway

**Contains Upsetting Content ** A woman was attacked this morning, Thursday 9th January 2020 while out walking her dogs at the Clyde Walkway. This story is being widely shared on social media. The incident happened at Tolcross, and NOT at the Blantyre part of the walkway. After her puppy chased after and stole the ball […]

Works Van Broken into

Unfortunately the year hasn’t got off to a good start with a works van broken into last night. Sometime during the early hours of this morning, Saturday 4th January 2020, a white transit van was broken into at Craig Street. They thief or thieves removed a tool bag and emptied it at the top of […]

Logan Street Serious Assault

Officers in Lanarkshire are appealing for information after a 41-year-old man was seriously assaulted in Blantyre on New Year’s Eve. Around 8.30pm on Tuesday 31 December 2019 the man was walking along Logan street Blantyre when he was approached by another man and attacked with a sharp implement. The 41-year-old man was treated in hospital […]

Witness Appeal – Fatal Crash

Police Scotland is appealing for witnesses after a 15-year-old boy died following a serious road crash in Wishaw near Motherwell, on Wednesday, 1 January, 2020. Around 9.30pm, the 15-year-old boy was crossing Alexander Street, at its junction with Marshall Street, when he was struck by a silver/grey Volkswagen car. The driver initially failed to stop […]