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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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Ticket inspector racially abused by passenger

Ticket inspector racially abused by passenger

A ticket inspector was racially abused on a train between Motherwell and Dalmuir on Saturday.

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Knifeman robs GAME in lunch-time raid

Knifeman robs GAME in lunch-time raid

An armed robbery took place at GAME in Brandon Parade East, Motherwell, on Sunday.

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Armed officers deployed specialist tyre deflation rounds to disable the suspect's car.

Shooting said to be justified

Police officers, who drew their weapons and shot out a car tyre to prevent a suspect escaping, have been cleared by the Police Investigations and Review Commissioner.

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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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Hamilton Sheriff Court.

Sheriff refuses to grant compensation order for stolen £50k

A New Stevenston pensioner who lost his £50,000 life savings in a break-in has failed in a bid to have one of the culprits start paying back the cash.

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Police appeal for public assistance over Larkhall arson attack

Police appeal for public assistance over Larkhall arson attack

Police Scotland is appealing for information from the public following an incident of wilful fireraising in Larkhall in the early hours of Friday, February 9.

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Man seriously injured after being hit by a car

Man seriously injured after being hit by a car

Police Scotland is appealing for information following a serious road crash in Bellshill yesterday (Tuesday).

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Man has fingers cut off by Samurai sword

Man has fingers cut off by Samurai sword

A man had two fingers chopped off with a sword as rival gangs arranged a fight in Viewpark last week.

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Police hunting Uddingston attacker issue CCTV picture

Police hunting Uddingston attacker issue CCTV picture

British Transport Police have releasing CCTV images they hope may lead them to a thug who carried out a vicious early morning attack at Uddingston Station.

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Cleland sex attack enquiries continue

Cleland sex attack enquiries continue

Detectives are continuing enquiries following a sexual assault in Cleland on Sunday, January 7.

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Bellshill shop gets robbed

Bellshill shop gets robbed

Detectives are continuing enquiries following a robbery in Bellshill on Sunday.

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Car crashes into side of house

Car crashes into side of house

Police are seeking witnesses after a car crashed into the side of a house in Bellshill in the early hours of this morning (Wednesday).

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Driver tried to kill police officer in Bellshill

Driver tried to kill police officer in Bellshill

Police have launched a hunt for a driver who staged a deliberate bid to run down an officer in Bellshill’s Gartcosh Way.

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Barry McEwan, left, helps to launch an offensive against underage drinkers during his time at Kirkintilloch

Former officer recognised on New Year’s Honours list

A retired police officer from Mossend is to receive the highest award the force has to offer.

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The second incident saw a woman approached  in Hamilton Road, Bellshill

Hunt for fakers who claimed to be cops

Police are appealing for witnesses after two separate incidents in Bellshill, where two men stopped people in the street and claimed to be police officers.

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Chief Inspector Mark Leonard

Meet the new Area Commander

Chief Inspector Mark Leonard has been appointed as the new Area Commander for local policing in Motherwell, Bellshill, Wishaw and Shotts.

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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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John Paul McKeever was traced by police for stealing car batteries from the recycling centre in Bellshill

Thief rammed police officers in escape bid

Two police officers were injured when their car was rammed as a thief tried to escape from them.

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