Category: Crime

Coatshill Garden Intruder

Several residents this morning in Coatshill were alarmed to see an uninvited male in their back gardens. The man, in his 20’s was wearing a red hoodie and spotted prowling in gardens around 11am today, Thursday 20 February near the start of Morven Avenue. The man burst through side gates of one property and was […]

Stonefield Road Scotmid Robbed

The Scotmid on Stonefield Road, Blantyre was robbed last night. Around 8.30pm last night, Saturday 8th February 2020, a masked man entered the Scotmid store at 10 Stonefield Rd (near Old Original). Frightening the staff, he demanded cash, cigarettes and alcohol. He then left, running off with a 3 figure sum towards Calder Street. The […]

Vehicle Break Ins

The relative calm of Glasgow Road, Blantyre was disrupted last night when residents spotted a man trying to break into vehicles. The incident happened on Thursday/Friday night, around 3am A man was spotted next to the Sun House Chinese illegally breaking into cars, something he succeeded in doing. He is described as around 20 years […]

House Targeted on Main Street

A house on Main Street, High Blantyre had its windows smashed at the weekend. The incident happened around 6.30am on the morning of Sunday 26th January, the lowlife throwing in an empty bottle of buckfast and yellow spray paint, shattering the window on the door. Police were called. The woman resident is asking if anybody […]

Intruders as Woman Slept

A Blantyre woman has been left shocked and concerned after discovering 2 male intruders entered her home whilst she slept. The woman who lives at Kinnoull Place, just off Stonefield Road went to her bed on Saturday evening before midnight and awoke the next morning to discover some personal possessions were missing from her house. […]

Youth Disorder at Farm Road

A local family were terrorised by a gang of youths at Farm Road yesterday, Wednesday 22nd January 2020. Around 7.20pm last night, the window of a house at Farm Road/Moffat Place was deliberately smashed by passing youths, the shattered glass narrowly missing the occupants, some of whom are very young children. The group of idiots […]

Intruder at Milheugh Place

An alert goes out after a man was spotted spotted hanging around back gardens at Millheugh Place, High Blantyre yesterday 21st January around 2:15 pm. He is described as around 55-60 years of age with a balding patch. He was seen entering a resident’s back garden then after around 5 minutes, left. When the man’s […]

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 […]