Category: Crime

Westcraigs Cars Targeted

Westcraigs was the scene of several car breakins during the early hours of this morning, Monday 18 March 2019. Up to half a dozen cars had their windows smashed in low attempts to search and steal belongings inside. An unknown solitary male was observed in the area throwing large rocks and photos of him are […]

Police Incident Underway

Stonefield Park A police incident is currently underway at Stonefield Public Park, Low Blantyre.  Police descended upon the park during mid afternoon today Saturday 16 March 2019, positioning police vehicles to close off the entrances at Station Road and John Street. They have since taped off parts of the park. We cannot speculate as to […]

Transit Van Stolen

A transit van full of tools was stolen sometime between last night and this afternoon, Thursday 07 March 2019 at Camelon Crescent, Blantyre. The white FORD transit van reg ‘NJ13HMO’ belongs to a joiner who lives on that street. The theft seriously affects his livelihood and naturally left him angry. Police have been called. Residents […]

Scam Warning – Virgin Media

If you receive an incoming call from persons purporting to be from Virgin Media who are querying your account details and attempting to obtain personal information or asking for payment then be advised this is a SCAM. End the call and contact police via 101.  If you receive any unsolicited phone call asking you for ANY […]

Elm Street Attempted Breakin

A local lady returned from work this afternoon to find somebody had attempted to enter her home in Blantyre. Kirsty, who lives at Elm Street arrived back to see this scene with her door handle tampered with. Concerned and angry, she has contacted police and is asking if anybody saw anything suspicious earlier today.

Garage Broken Into

CCTV images have been released today of 2 youths wanted for breaking into a local garage and causing a lot of property damage. Between 1am and 2am in the early hours of Tuesday 26 February 2019, these two male youths pictured broke into Robertson’s car sales at 63 High Blantyre Road, Burnbank. After illegally entering, […]