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Britain’s Most Wanted list: sexual crimes

These are the people most wanted by police forces in the UK in relation to alleged sexual offences.

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Man flashed pictures of his privates at female drivers on Falkirk motorway

Man flashed pictures of his privates at female drivers on Falkirk motorway

A motorist was placed on the sex offenders register today after shadowing cars with women drivers and flashing pictures of his privates at them on his mobile phone.

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Lady Smith is chairing the Scottish Child Abuse Inquiry. Pic: Jeff Holmes

Inquiry’s focus now turns to former Cumbernauld home

A former children’s home in Cumbernauld is set to come under scrutiny as part of a large-scale inquiry into allegations of child abuse.

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Cumbernauld East councillor Tom Johnston

Demand for answers over vandalism

Councillor Tom Johnston believes questions need to be answered over an incident in Cumbernauld Village which saw over 40 vehicles have their tyres slashed.

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Police have made an arrest. Picture: John Devlin

Over forty vehicles vandalised in village

A 16-year-old girl and 14-year-old boy were arrested after more than 40 vehicles were allegedly vandalised in Cumbernauld Village on Friday.

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A Tesco store. Picture: Michael Gillen

Cumbernauld man in court over alleged carjacking

A Cumbernauld man has appeared in private at Falkirk Sheriff Court after an alleged attempted carjacking.

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Firearms belonging to Martin Watt, a former A&E consultant  at Monklands General Hospital

Ex-doctor gets 12 years in jail

A former accident and emergency consultant caught with a stash of lethal weapons in his Condorrat home has been jailed for 12 years.

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The most common age for under-18 housebreaking referrals was 15, with 208 instances since 2014-15. Picture: Bill Henry

Children as young as 8 caught housebreaking in Scotland

Children as young as eight have been caught breaking into someone else’s home in Scotland in recent years, it has emerged.

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Central Belt drugs duo caged

Central Belt drugs duo caged

Two men responsible for the distribution of drugs across Central Scotland have been jailed.

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Man fined for Linlithgow pub attack

Man fined for Linlithgow pub attack

A thug who scarred a man for life by smashing a pint glass into his face has been ordered to pay his victim £1500 compensation.

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Linlithgow police to join hub soon

Linlithgow police to join hub soon

Police Scotland have finally confirmed when they will move from their longstanding base in Linlithgow to a new ‘superhub’ in the town.

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Firearms belonging to Dr Martin Watt found in his Condorrat home

Doctor planned to kill ex-colleagues

A former accident and emergency consultant caught with a stash of lethal weapons and a “hit list” of former colleagues he blamed for his dismissal has been convicted of intent to endanger life.

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Millions of pounds stolen through cyber enabled crime in Scotland

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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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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Condorrat pensioner has passed away after incident

Condorrat pensioner has passed away after incident

Police have confirmed that a 69-year-old man from Condorrat has died following an incident in the village on Wednesday night.

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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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Man charged after alleged Nick Nairn assault

Man charged after alleged Nick Nairn assault

A 35-year-old man has been arrested and charged following an alleged incident in Aberdeen involving the television chef Nick Nairn.

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Paul Booth

What happened to our missing Paul?

The family of Seafar man Paul Booth admit they are still at a loss as to what caused his disappearance last year.

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Robert McLeod from Muirhead

Man dies after car crash

A Muirhead man died last week after being seriously injured in a car crash near Chryston.

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