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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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Woman, 79, was attacked by large dog in Lanark

Woman, 79, was attacked by large dog in Lanark

Police are appealing for information after a 79-year-old woman was attacked by a large dog in Lanark in broad daylight.

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Ross Paterson.

Carluke thug jailed for street attack on couple in Penrith

A THUG has been locked up for a vicious homophobic street attack on two "defenceless" females who had their heads stamped on.

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No-one should be bought or sold, says justice minister Michael Matheson.

Human trafficking is closer to home than you think

Their stories begin with hope and trust. Their stories begin with believing people who said they could help them find their way to a better life.

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Crimestoppers wants people to speak up about hate crime.

Scots urged to report hate crime

Crimestoppers is urging people to report incidents of hate crime across Scotland.

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Appealing for information.

Mini digger and compressor stolen in Clydesdale thefts

Police this week are appealing for information on thefts of equipment in Braidwood, Rigside and Crawford.
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IAM RoadSmart recommends  a drink-drive rehabilitation course should be made compulsory for those convicted of drink-driving, as opposed to it being voluntary.

Road safety charity call to reduce deaths caused by drink-driving

The UK’s biggest road safety charity is calling for a compulsory rehabilitation course as well as visible policing and a cut to the drink-drive limit to reduce the number of deaths on the roads.

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Police seek information.

Corrosive liquid was poured over car in Crossford

Police are investigating after a corrosive liquid was poured over a car parked in Crossford on Saturday night, damaging it.

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Attendants now have CCTV.

Attacks on South Lanarkshire traffic wardens on the increase

Violent attacks on parking attendants in South Lanarkshire have increased “worryingly”, it has been reported.

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One of the artworks dotted around Carluke.

Carluke blue brick artworks smashed with a hammer

Artworks installed around Carluke following a heritage project on its brickmaking history have been smashed.

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Police reveal shocking facts on abuse disclosure

Police reveal shocking facts on abuse disclosure

More than a thousand people have sought details about their partners in the second year of Police Scotland’s Disclosure Scheme for Domestic Abuse in Scotland (DSDAS).

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Carluke Flying Club.

Carluke Pigeon Club AGM assault put chairman in hospital

The night of 2016’s annual general meeting of a Carluke pigeon club ended with its chairman in hospital, permanently disfigured, and a former chairman under arrest for assaulting him.

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