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Arrests follow drugs bust in Pollokshields

A 40-year-old woman and a 55-year-old man have been arrested in connection with alleged drugs offences after a raid on a home in Pollokshields yesterday.

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Hunt for sex pest on train to Neilston

Hunt for sex pest on train to Neilston

A topless man wearing gold trousers made sexual advances to a young woman during a rail journey between Glasgow and Neilston on Wednesday.

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Arrests follow £430,000 heroin and cannabis seizure

Arrests follow £430,000 heroin and cannabis seizure

Police seized heroin and cannabis said to have a street value of £430,000 after stopping and searching a vehicle in Lesmahagow yesterday.

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Police probe balaclava ‘gang’ scare

Police probe balaclava ‘gang’ scare

Police have launched a hunt for a BMW estate car after reports that men inside it were seen putting on balaclavas as a security van collected money.

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Pensioner was mugged for his phone

Pensioner was mugged for his phone

A pensioner was forced to the ground by two thugs and robbed of his mobile phone in a cowardly south side attack on Friday afternoon (August 4).

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Campsie Bar assault trial collapses

Campsie Bar assault trial collapses

The trial of four men accused of an alleged attack outside a Bishopbriggs pub has collapsed.

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Lady Dorrian, chairwoman of the Scottish Sentencing Council.

Public consultation on sentencing guidelines for Scottish courts

The public is to have a say in the development of Scotland’s first sentencing guideline which will influence the way offenders are sentenced in our courts.

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Police hunt gun robber after Tesco ATM raid

Police hunt gun robber after Tesco ATM raid

A man delivering cash to an ATM at a Glasgow branch of Tesco was robbed at gunpoint of a money box containing a five figure sum.

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Police seek man in connection with serious assault

Police seek man in connection with serious assault

Police have revealed pictures of a man they say may be able to help their enquiry into a serious assault on Glasgow city centre’s Queen Street.

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The new law came into force from July 3, 2017

Sharing intimate images without consent is not always about revenge

Organisations backing a new law to prosecute those who share intimate images without consent have underlined the crime isn’t always about revenge.

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The stolen black RS500 model is still missing.

Police issue Scotland-wide appeal after theft of rare cars

Police officers investigating the theft of cars from the Buchan area are making a Scotland-wide appeal to the public for information as extensive enquiries continue to trace them.

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Drivers still admit to taking risks by calling and texting while driving, although the number has fallen since new legislation introduced earlier this year.

Law leads to drop in drivers using phones

Scotland has seen a 30 per cent reduction in drivers using mobile phones at the wheel, although some are still willing to take the risk, according to recent research.

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New research has revealed that marital status and age are key in how older people respond to scams.

Scammers target more than 400,000 older people in Scotland

More than 400,000 older people in Scotland believe they have been targeted by scammers, according to new research.

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Community Club session will tackle scams

Community Club session will tackle scams

“Worried about Scams and Safety” is the theme of Eaglesham Community Club’s session in the Carswell Centre on Tuesday (August 1).

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Two cars set on fire in Clarkston in early morning blaze

Two cars set on fire in Clarkston in early morning blaze

A police investigation is under way after two cars and bins were set ablaze in the early hours of the morning in a Clarkston street.

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Thefts of quad bikes and tractors has fallen in the last two years.

Fall in tractor and quad bike thefts

Scottish farms have seen a welcome fall in tractor and quad thefts since an initiative to tackle the theft of farm machinery was launched two years ago.

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Do you recognise either of these men?

Can you help police track down pair in connection with a serious assault?

Police Scotland officers are releasing an image of two males in relation to a serious assault that occurred in a property in the Tradeston area of Glasgow on Saturday 9th January 2016.

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Hamilton Sheriff Court

Four years in prison for sex shame takeaway boss

A former takeaway owner has been jailed for four years after admitting having underage sex with a teenage girl and then stalking her.

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Murder inquiry launched in Castlemilk after man shot dead

Murder inquiry launched in Castlemilk after man shot dead

A murder inquiry has been launched in the Castlemilk area of Glasgow after a man fatally shot during a mass brawl on Saturday subsequently died.

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Public urged to give details on drink-drivers

Public urged to give details on drink-drivers

Crimestoppers Scotland has launched its national summer campaign to encourage people to speak up about drink-driving.

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