Crime­beat: Po­lice ap­peals and ar­rests

Rutherglen Reformer - - News -

Po­lice are hunt­ing for a man who tried to break in to a prop­erty in Ruther­glen in broad day­light.

The sus­pect was seen act­ing sus­pi­ciously on Blair­tum Drive around 2.40pm on Wed­nes­day, Oc­to­ber 4, and a nearby house­holder found an at­tempt had been made to break into their prop­erty.

The man is de­scribed as be­ing 35-39 years old, white, ap­prox­i­mately six feet tall, and of heavy build.

Po­lice are ap­peal­ing for wit­nesses, and those with in­for­ma­tion are urged to call Po­lice Scot­land 101 or Crimestop­pers on 0800 555 111 quot­ing in­ci­dent num­ber SP-20171004-1935. A man al­legedly bought Buck­fast for chil­dren at the Premier Store, Hamil­ton Road, Cam­bus­lang, at 4.40pm on Satur­day, Oc­to­ber 7.

Wit­nesses are sought, and those with in­for­ma­tion are urged to call Po­lice Scot­land 101 or Crimestop­pers on 0800 555 111. Thieves made off with a three-fig­ure sum of money from a take­away shop in Cam­bus­lang.

The break-in hap­pened at Jas­mine House in Hamil­ton Road be­tween 2am and 3am on Friday, Oc­to­ber 6.

As well as the money con­fec­tionery was also stolen.

Any­one with in­for­ma­tion is urged to call Po­lice Scot­land 101 or Crimestop­pers on 0800 555 111 quot­ing in­ci­dent num­ber SP-20171008-1463. A 41-year-old man has been re­ported to the procu­ra­tor fis­cal for al­legedly steal­ing from a home in Cam­bus­lang.

The in­ci­dent hap­pened at 5am on Sun­day, Oc­to­ber 8.

A man was dis­turbed while ap­par­ently steal­ing from the prop­erty in Mill Road.

The house­hold­ers found a sig­nif­i­cant amount of prop­erty had been taken from their home.

A po­lice search was ini­ti­ated and the sus­pect was ar­rested.

The miss­ing prop­erty was re­cov­ered. A 35-year-old man was ar­rested after a dis­tur­bance took place at Ste­warton Drive in Cam­bus­lang around 9.10am on Thurs­day, Oc­to­ber 5,

He faces a num­ber of al­leged of­fences and has been re­ported to the procu­ra­tor fis­cal. A man has been charged with wast­ing po­lice time.

Of­fi­cers were called to in­ves­ti­gate claims made by the 33-year-old on Green­lees Road in Cam­bus­lang on Thurs­day, Oc­to­ber 5.

These re­ports are al­leged to be false and a re­port has been sub­mit­ted to the procu­ra­tor fis­cal.

Any­one who has in­for­ma­tion on these crimes, or any in­for­ma­tion which can as­sist Po­lice Scot­land with their inquiries, should call 101, or Crimestop­pers on 0800 555 111 in con­fi­dence.

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