Category: Crime

Break in at Watson Street

A house was broken into during the day last Thursday. Around 3pm at Watson Street, Blantyre, house was targeted by thieves who smashed the panes of glass on the glass door, on the extension. They then entered by crawling through the panel of the door. The couple living there were left shocked when they returned […]

Car Thief Arrested

Update – Busted Following on from our earlier post today about the blatant thief who targeted several vehicles last night at Afton Gardens and Armour Court….we have some good news! Police have acted very diligently and promptly and we can confirm the thief was arrested this afternoon and is due in court on Monday (tomorrow). […]

Attempted Car Theft

We’ve received a report of an attempted car theft in the early hours this morning, Sunday 03 February 2019. Around 5.13am, this lowlife was observed by residential CCTV, trying to break into a car in Armour Court, High Blantyre. He casually walked up to the car, looked in, tried the door handle, then walked off […]

Crime: Doors Tried again

Carlowrie Avenue, Blantyre It was the turn of Carlowrie Avenue last night to have door handles and windows tried.  Around 2am, on Thursday 24 January 2019, a resident observed a man trying to gain entry to several houses and even throwing little stones at different windows, (presumably to see how deeply asleep home owners were). […]

Alert: Doors ‘tried’

A woman in Cowan Wilson Avenue was woken up last night around 1.50am by noises of somebody trying to break into her home. The doors were locked and once lights were on, the person was unable to gain entry and fled. A reminder for everybody to keep their doors locked, be vigilant and report anything […]

Vehicle Targeted Overnight

An elderly man at Parkville Drive, Blantyre was left shocked and angry this morning when he discovered his car had been targeted by vandals overnight. Sometime during dark hours of Saturday 19th into Sunday 20th January 2019, his car (pictured) had its windows smashed and damage along the roof. Kind neighbours are pictured helping to […]