Tag: crime

House Prowler Arrested!

Some good news! Police have made an arrest this morning, apprehending a male who had been attempting to break into homes in this area. Around 7.00am this morning, Saturday 19 January 2019 a lady spotted a man lurking around outside her window at Winton Crescent, Blantyre. The man was observed trying to break into her […]

Police Report – Blantyre Area

Statistics on crime in the Blantyre area have now been made available for the period between 17th November 2018 and 14th January 2019. There were 815 incidents reported to Police in this area. From this, 19% of visits resulted in Crime Reports being raise and from these 158 reports, 66 were detected (43% detection rate) […]

Stabbing Incident

Wolcott Drive Further details have now been made public relating to an incident which took place in Blantyre last night, where a 35 year old man was stabbed on Wolcott Drive.  Police had been called to the street on the evening of Saturday 29th December 2018 around 6.55pm after reports of a fight by 6 […]

Cashline Card Fraud

We’ve heard of TWO separate incidents this week where a local person’s Cashline Card has been cloned and used by others! This is an alert for this local area, given one of the people this happened to, was a family member. Thieves have been trying to use cards in the East Kilbride area that are […]

Sentimental Statue Stolen

Crime incidents thankfully have been very quiet in Blantyre during December (and long may that continue), but we wanted to highlight a theft which has left a local lady very upset. On the evening of Tuesday 18th December 2018, an unknown thief or thieves entered garden on Station Road and stole a stone statue of […]

Van Targeted at Church Street

A workman’s van was targeted last night by thieves in Church Street, Low Blantyre. Sometime, between midnight and 7am in the early hours of Friday 30th November 2018, unknown person or persons broke into van parked in the street. A quantity of tools were taken. Police were called this morning, but due to weather, there […]

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