Police calls preview

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Police are hunting a heartless thief who stole a 76-year-old woman’s purse as she shopped on Brandon Parade, Motherwell, between noon and 1pm on Thursday (November 12).

Witnesses are being sought after a road collision on Loanhead Road, Newarthill.

A glass bottle was thrown at a white lorry, causing the driver to take evasive action by braking, resulting in a collision with a white Mini travelling behind.

The incident occurred around 1pm on Thursday (November 12).

Fortunately no one was hurt as a result.

For a round-up of crime reports from Motherwell, Bellshill and surrounding areas, see police calls column on page 8 of this week’s Times & Speaker.