Cumbernauld driver has windscreen shattered by louts on footbridge

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Police have issued an urgent appeal for witnesses after a motorist had his windscreen smashed by thugs who threw a heavy object from a flyover spanning Glenhove Road to Tarbolton Road.

The terrifying incident took place at 3.45pm on Tuesday, August 2.

Thankfully the motorist, a 29-year-old from Cumbernauld was unhurt.

Police have admitted that they have been dealing with a spate of these incidents, mainly in the area that links Carbrain and Kildrum.

And they have stressed that this dangerous conduct could easily claim the life of a motorist, passenger or a pedestrian.

In this latest incident, the victim told police that he saw a trio of three youths on the flyover, who ranged in age from 10 to 14.

Anyone with information is asked to contact 101 or Crimestoppers free and in confidence on 0800 555 111.