Category: Crime

Attempted House Break In

Frustratingly, the recent spate of attempted breakins continues, this time more blatant during the daylight hours. Around 2.30pm today, Thursday 7th May 2020, two males attempted to gain entry illegally into a house in Maxwell Crescent Blantyre using a screwdriver. As they prodded the window it attracted the attention of the male houseowner, who confronted […]

Stolen Boys Bike

We have several reports of bikes being stolen last night and into the early hours of this morning, Friday 17 April 2020. A bike was taken from Logan Street, but recovered later that night in the park. Another child’s bike remains missing. Stolen from a close in Elm Court around 2.30am last night, its a […]

More Vehicle Break Ins

A Vauxhall Vivaro van was broken into on Calderglen Avenue yesterday morning and expensive work tools were stolen. Police have been called and will be in touch today to take a statement. This follows a spate of vehicle breakins this week in several Blantyre streets. Hopefully local CCTV will help identify the person/people responsible. Please […]

Vehicle Targeted Last Night

A van was broken into last night during the early hours of Thursday 16th April. The vehicle was parked up in Winton Crescent, near the junction of Burnbrae Avenue in Blantyre when a thief or thieves broke in. However, their luck ran out when they discovered the van was completely empty, used normally to transport […]

Coatshill Vehicles Broken into

Unfortunately, we have several reports of vehicles being broken into last night in Coatshill, Blantyre. Sometime after 11.30pm last night into the early hours of today Saturday 11 April 2020, several vehicles in Hillview Drive, including a van and cars were broken into. Handles of the vehicles were damaged in order to gain entry. The […]

Alert: Burnside Crescent

An alert going out this lunchtime that several residents in Burnside Crescent, Blantyre have reported a male, (under influence) has been spotted trying all the car door handles. This was around 12.15, today, Friday 10th April 2020. Please ensure your car doors are locked and be aware he may still be in the area in […]

Cars Broken Into

It’s been pretty quiet in terms of break ins in recent weeks, as you would imagine if everybody is at home and not outdoors. However, that relative calm was broken 2 nights ago with the report that several cars had been broken into in Glenfruin Road. The pattern continued last night in the early hours […]

Staff Ordeal at Local Shop

Yesterday, Monday 1st April 2020, a male around 20 years of age came into the Spar in Coatshill Avenue, Blantyre wearing a hoodie up. He then stole 3 bottles of alcohol before making off. Staff observed what was happening and gave chase, managing to catch up on him, enough time to retrieve the bottles. Angry, […]