Officers have been confirmed that an arrest has been made regarding an incident in Bothwell which took place between Christmas and New Year.
Police Scotland put out a witness appeal in via this newspaper after an elderly man was robbed within his home in Wingfield Gardens in Bothwell on Saturday, December 28.
The 77-year-old man had answered the door to two men who then assaulted him and made off with a sum of money and some personal items.
The man did not require any hospital treatment but was badly shaken by his ordeal.
Police deployed additional patrols in the area.
Today ( January 24) a police spokesperson said: “A 33-year-old man has been charged in connection with the alleged robbery and a report will be sent to the Procurator Fiscal.
“Our enquiries are continuing.”