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Two to appear in court in connection with armed robberies

Two men are expected to appear at Hamilton Sheriff Court today (Friday) in connection with five incidents of armed robbery.

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Police are seeking information in connection with a number of incidents.

Crime round-up for the Lanarkshire area

Police in South Lanarkshire are appealing for information following a number of incidents which were reported after the last few days.

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The incident happened on Biggar High Street at around 5.30pm on Saturday.

Appeal after theft of cash from elderly woman

Police Scotland are appealing for information after a three-figure sum of money was stolen from an elderly in town at the weekend.

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Officers with First Bus staff raise awareness of doorstep crime as part of Police Scotland's Operation Monarda. Advice was given out to bus passengers during the exercise.

Officers on board with crime message

Police in Forth Valley teamed up recently with First Bus to promote Operation Monarda, Police Scotland’s national campaign aimed at tackling bogus callers and doorstep crime.

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Lanark and Clydesdale area crime call roundup

Clydesdale crime call roundup

Between May 19 and 21, a tractor, trailer and bulldozer were stolen from Recycling Pallet Services, Ponfiegh Road in Sandilands. The John Deere tractor was attached to the trailer which had the Bulldozer on it and all three items were stolen together.

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The police campaign will last until the start of June.

Campaign highlights awareness of bogus callers

Anyone can be a victim of a bogus caller or rogue trader – so don’t let your doorstep be their marketplace.

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Police appeal after Lanark assault

Police appeal after Lanark assault

Police in Lanark are appealing for witnesses after an assault outside the town’s train station.

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Britain’s Most Wanted list: sexual crimes

These are the people most wanted by police forces in the UK in relation to alleged sexual offences.

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Some of the charity's staff who are based in the Lanark office.

Telephone torment for suicide helpline

The Gazette has been praised after it stepped in to help a Lanark charity resolve a two-year-old problem.

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Police crime call roundup for the Clydesdale area

Police crime call roundup for the Clydesdale area

Police Scotland is urgently appealing to the public for any information they may have on a sneak theft carried out on an 84 year old householder.

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Area Inspector for Clydesdale, Ross McCallum

A new inspector for for the Burgh

Police Scotland has appointed a new Inspector to cover the Clydesdale Valley patch, including Lanark and Carluke, along with the many outlying rural areas.

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Police officers have said they believe the body is that of missing Lanark man William Higgins (Billy).

Missing Lanark mans body found in Cartland Crags woods.

Police officers searching for Lanark man, William Higgins, missing from Auctioneers Way, Lanark since Sunday,March 25, were called to a report of a body being found at Cartland Crags Woodland area, Lanark around 5.45pm yesterday (Tuesday April 17).

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Beware of scam calls

Burgh family lose £6400 in ‘Facebook Lottery’ scam

A Lanark family are embarrassed and distraught to find they have lost £6400 in an elaborate online scam between March 29 and April 5.

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Police say although stats are worrying, it's highly unlikely you'll be a victim by following some simple rules.

A worrying number of fraud cases have been recorded in the Burgh

MSP for Clydesdale Aileen Campbell has called on Clydesdale constituents to ensure they do not become victims of fraud.

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Police have launched a murder investigation.

Peeping Tom arrested in Lanark after frightening female

Police officers have arrested a man for a number of alleged offences, including several attempted thefts.

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A man is due to appear in court at a later date over the drug allegations.

Drugs haul was valued at a minimum of £25k

Officers from Police Scotland raided a home on Mousebank Road, Lanark last week, when a search of the property found a total of 81 plants which are believed to be cannabis.

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A man has been charged.

Crime call roundup for South Lanarkshire and Clydesdale

Officers from Police Scotland are investigating a number of crimes reported to them in the last three weeks.

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Police Scotland are investigating the shooting

Police need info on buzzard that was shot

Police Scotland officers at Lanark are seeking the public’s help as they investigate the shooting of a bird of prey.

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Police officers have said they believe the body is that of missing Lanark man William Higgins (Billy).

Police appeal for dashcam footage from the date Lanark man Billy Higgins went missing.

Police Scotland is appealing for members of the public to come forward with dash-cam footage to help trace a 49-year-old man who has been missing from his home in Lanark since Sunday, March 25.

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SSPCA Poppy with Animal Care Assistant Cheryl Lawless

SSPCA shocked at the level of calls over animal welfare cases

The Scottish SPCA has revealed that in 2017 their frontline staff responded to over 8140 incidents as a result of calls to their animal helpline in South Lanarkshire.

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