Youths threw missiles at woman - latest from Cumbernauld police

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A gang of youths threw missiles at a young woman in a public park in Abronhill.

The woman was assaulted at around 11pm on Tuesday, July 30, at the park opposite Broom Road. One of the objects struck the woman to the head causing a laceration to her ear. Police say the group was made up of around eight to nine youths who were wearing different coloured tracksuits and they are said to be aged 10 to 15.

A silver coloured Mercedes was broken into on Avonhead Avenue in Cumbernauld sometime between noon and 4pm on Monday, July 29. Police say an MP3 player was stolen from the car.

A 58-year-old man was arrested in Cumbernauld for allegedly driving his motor vehicle over the prescribed limit.

Police made the arrest at around 6.10pm on Friday, August 2, in the town’s Seafar Road. Police in Cumbernauld also confirmed that the man was held in custody.

He was expected to make an appearance at Airdrie Sheriff Court on Monday, August 8.

A 38-year-old man was arrested following the discovery of a large quantity of herbal cannabis from within a home in the Carbrain area of Cumbernauld. Police say the incident happened on Tuesday, July 30, and the man was expected to appear at Airdrie Sheriff Court in due course.

A red coloured Ford Transit van was nicked from outside a home in Cumbernauld. The van was stolen from Lime Crescent sometime between 5.30pm on Monday, July 29, and 7.10am the next morning. Police are still looking for the van and witnesses contact 01236503900.

A silver coloured Carrera Vengeance mountain bike was stolen from the back garden of a home in Cumbernauld’s Cairngorm Gardens. The theft happened sometime between 8pm on Sunday, July 28, and 4am on Monday, July 27.

A bogus workman duped an elderly Cumbernauld woman into paying for substandard gardening maintenance. The man turned up on several other occasions demanding money from his victim between 12pm on July 12 and 4.30pm on Friday, August 2. He is described as white European, 30 to 40 years old, and 5’7” tall. He has a slim build and is described as having light brown coloured hair which was untidy.