Thug steals lap­top

Rutherglen Reformer - - News -

Po­lice are hunt­ing a thug who threat­ened a man with a weapon be­fore steal­ing his com­puter in Cam­bus­lang.

The ter­ri­fy­ing in­ci­dent took place at 11.20pm on Hamil­ton Drive on Mon­day, July 25.

The 31-year-old vic­tim was ap­proached from be­hind by the sus­pect who de­manded his bag af­ter bran­dish­ing a weapon be­fore mak­ing off to­wards West Coats Road.

The bag stolen con­tained an Ap­ple lap­top and cam­era equip­ment.

Of­fi­cers say the vic­tim was un­in­jured but left “badly shaken” by the in­ci­dent.

The sus­pect is de­scribed as be­ing of av­er­age height and build. He was wear­ing a navy blue hooded top and blue jeans.

De­tec­tive Con­sta­ble Craig Jolly of Cam­bus­lang Po­lice Of­fice said: “Of­fi­cers have been car­ry­ing out en­quiries in the lo­cal area and study­ing CCTV im­ages in an ef­fort to gather more in­for­ma­tion on the rob­bery and the man re­spon­si­ble.

“I would ask any wit­nesses, or any­one with in­for­ma­tion that may as­sist our en­quiries to con­tact Cam­bus­lang Po­lice Of­fice through the 101 num­ber. Al­ter­na­tively Crimestop­pers can be con­tacted on 0800 555 111, where anonymity can be main­tained.”

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