Tag: theft

Vehicle Theft – Relay Awareness

Police have recently seen instances whereby vehicle owners have had their car stolen yet they are still in possession of both keys and there are no signs of forced entry to the vehicle. This may suggest that criminals are using a technique called ‘relay theft’. How it works Each of the thieves carries a ‘relay […]

Graveside Theft

A Blantyre family have been left shocked and hurt by a callous theft from the graveside of their recently departed father. The family, who at their request, remain anonymous here sadly buried a family member on Wednesday, carefully placing a beautiful 5ft spray of flowers at the grave. However, when they drove back to Priestfield […]

Help Stop Plant Theft

Police in Lanarkshire are asking for your help!  When you’re out and about in the evenings, watch out for large vehicles transporting heavy PLANT EQUIPMENT (of a scale as the one in the photo) There have been numerous thefts from construction sites in the Lanarkshire area – plant equipment should not be on the road […]

Bikes Stolen from Workplace

Bicycles belonging to two men were stolen from a Blantyre workplace yesterday, Tuesday 12 May 2020. Around 2.30pm as the two men were on backshift at Gavin Watson Printers on Auchinraith Road, lowlife individuals helped themselves to the bikes, having to lift them over the railings. One bike was a blue and silver mountain bike […]

Stolen Van – Boswell Drive

Vehicle thieves are back in the area. A workman in Boswell Drive awoke this morning, Friday 7th December 2018 to bad news, discovering his van had been stolen. The works van was broken into and stolen by thieves near 34 Boswell Drive sometime overnight.  It’s a Murform Ford Transit van with a crew cab and […]