Weapon threat to shop keeper
A Rutherglen shopkeeper was threatened with a weapon when two thugs tried to rob his store on Monday evening.
At around 8.30pm on April 10, the two men entered The Happy Approach shop in the town’s Hamilton Road.
After being threatened the terrified shopkeeper ran from the shop and managed to raise the alarm.
The suspects left the shop empty handed and made off in the direction of Wardlaw Drive.
The shopkeeper was uninjured but badly shaken as a result of the incident.
Police are now appealing for witnesses to the attack.
The first suspect is described as white, 18- 20 years of age, 5ft 8 inches in height and wearing dark coloured clothing with a red scarf.
The second suspect is described as white, 18- 20 years of age, 6ft in height and of slim build with grey tracksuit trousers and checked scarf.
Detective Constable Jim Waddell at Cambuslang Police Office said: “Inquiries have been carried out in the local area and officers are checking CCTV footage to gather more information on this crime and the two men responsible.”