Youth attack outside local police station

Can you help police with this weeks local crimes?
Can you help police with this weeks local crimes?

Police are appealing for witnesses to an early morning attack on a teenager just yards from their Lanark base.

Officers at Lanark Police Station were alerted by members of the public at around 6.30am on Sunday that a 19-year-old male was lying unconscious outside in the Westport.

Police gave the youth first aid while an ambulance was awaited. Any witnesses to the attack - or any driver with a dashcam passing the scene early that morning - is asked to contact police via their 101 number or Crimestoppers on 0800 555111, quoting incident number 1149 of 07/10/18.

Overnight into last Wednesday morning an attempt was made to gain entry to a property on Covington Oval, Carstairs Junction.

Witnesses are sought to this atttempted break-in. Those with information are urged to contact the police or Crimestoppers using the above numbers and quoting number 2879 of 05/10/18.

Finally, police anti-drugs investigations in Lanark have led to the arrest and charging of several people under the Misuse of Drugs Act..

Over the past week alone police seized drugs from a 17-year-old female, women aged 20 and 24 years old and a 42-year-old man.

Reports have been sent to the Procurator Fiscal.