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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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Peeping Tom arrested in Lanark after frightening female

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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Police Scotland is appealing for information

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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missing man William Higgins.

Lanark man is still missing - have you seen him?

Police Scotland is reappealing for help to trace a man who has been missing from the Lanark area since Sunday,March 25.

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Millions of pounds stolen through cyber enabled crime in Scotland

Millions of pounds stolen through cyber enabled crime in Scotland

Police Scotland is warning the public to be alert after businesses and individuals across the country were scammed out of millions of pounds.

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British Transport Police are supporting the campaign to tackle knife crime.

Transport police take campaign to tackle knife crime on to our railways

British Transport Police officers in Scotland are supporting a national week of action tackling knife crime.

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Charity tins stolen in Law armed robbery. Photo Anita Collins.

Man to appear in court charged with bowling club raid

A man has been arrested and charged in relation to an alleged armed robbery at Law Bowling Club.

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Police believe a man who was hit by a car may have been deliberately targeted

Drugs recovery in Lanarkshire

Two men and one woman have been arrested in connection with alleged drugs offences following an intelligence-led operation on Friday, December 29 2017 which recovered drugs worth hundreds of thousands of pounds.

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Armed robber loots cash from charity tins at bowling club

Armed robber loots cash from charity tins at bowling club

A sick thug armed with what appeared to be a gun terrified staff at Law Bowling Club before fleeing with five charity tins and a small sum in cash.

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Man charged after alleged Nick Nairn assault

Man charged after alleged Nick Nairn assault

A 35-year-old man has been arrested and charged following an alleged incident in Aberdeen involving the television chef Nick Nairn.

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A female member of staff was threatened with a knife during the incident in RS McColls at Rankin Gate Centre, Hamilton Street.

Appeal after armed robbery in Carluke

Police are appealing for witnesses after an armed robbery at a Carluke newsagent on Sunday morning.

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Police are resuming their search this morning.

Investigation after man stabbed in Lanark street

A 56-year-old man was left fighting for his life after being stabbed in a Lanark street.

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A selection of the tools police in Lanarkshire are hoping to reunirte with their owners

Police holding viewing day to reunite tools with owners

As part of ongoing enquiries into high value tool theft a quantity of power tools have been recovered and the police are looking to reunite them with their rightful owners.

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