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Fake taxi rapist jailed for six years

A Pollokshaws man has been jailed for six years for raping an 18-year-old who mistook him for a private hire taxi driver.

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Man arrested in connection with Pollok sex attack

Man arrested in connection with Pollok sex attack

A man has been arrested in connection with an alleged sex assault near St Marnock’s Primary School in Pollok.

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Rape victim, 18, thought attacker was a taxi driver

Rape victim, 18, thought attacker was a taxi driver

A Pollokshaws man has been found guilty at the High Court in Glasgow of raping an 18-year-old woman in Thornliebank almost a year ago.

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Shawlands attack victim was pushing a three-year-old in pram

Shawlands attack victim was pushing a three-year-old in pram

A “gaunt”-looking thug assaulted and injured a man pushing a three-year-old boy in a pram in Shawlands’ Vennard Gardens this morning.

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Body of Paul Sweeney was found in Kings Park

Missing mans body found in Kings Park

A police appeal for assistance in tracing missing man, 36-year-old Paul Sweeney, who was last seen leaving a friend’s a house in Ashcroft Drive in Croftfoot last Friday has been called off.

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No-one should be bought or sold, says justice minister Michael Matheson.

Human trafficking is closer to home than you think

Their stories begin with hope and trust. Their stories begin with believing people who said they could help them find their way to a better life.

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Crimestoppers wants people to speak up about hate crime.

Scots urged to report hate crime

Crimestoppers is urging people to report incidents of hate crime across Scotland.

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Mario Tony Capuano who died after he was stabbed when he answered the door.

Police investigate man’s murder in Barmulloch

A murder inquiry has been launched following the death of 28-year-old Mario Tony Capuano from Glasgow.

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IAM RoadSmart recommends  a drink-drive rehabilitation course should be made compulsory for those convicted of drink-driving, as opposed to it being voluntary.

Road safety charity call to reduce deaths caused by drink-driving

The UK’s biggest road safety charity is calling for a compulsory rehabilitation course as well as visible policing and a cut to the drink-drive limit to reduce the number of deaths on the roads.

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Arrest of man over alleged rape of man, 22

Arrest of man over alleged rape of man, 22

A 31-year-old man has been arrested and is being detained in connection with the alleged rape of a man in Glasgow city centre.

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Elizabeth Bowe, 50, was found seriously hurt by police at her home in St Andrews, Fife. Picture: SWNS

Police renew public appeal in attempted murder case

Detectives are continuing enquiries and re-appealing for information following an attempted murder in Glasgow Road, Paisley on Friday, September 15, when a 42 year-old man was confronted by another male firing a weapon at him in his home.

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The 14 years-old is due to appear in court.

Did you witness city centre assault?

Detectives are appealing for witnesses following a serious assault within a bar in Glasgow City Centre on Saturday, September 30.

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police appeal for help identifying male involved in serious assault

Can you help police identify this man?

Detectives at City Centre Police Office are releasing an image of a man they would like to speak to in connection with a serious assault on Saturday, July 1.

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Police reveal shocking facts on abuse disclosure

Police reveal shocking facts on abuse disclosure

More than a thousand people have sought details about their partners in the second year of Police Scotland’s Disclosure Scheme for Domestic Abuse in Scotland (DSDAS).

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James Moran sentenced to 3 years

School janitor is jailed for sex offences against six-year-old girl

A school worker who abducted a six-year-old girl, stripped her and took a naked photograph of her has been jailed for three years.

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Police are looking for anyone who might recognise the male in the attached video

Police release video footage of man they’d like to speak with.

Police Scotland is investigating an incident of indecency which occurred around 2.45pm on September 10 within Rouken Glen Park on the southside.

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Vulnerable missing woman from Langside Honor Garbutt

Police are seriously concerned for the safety of missing Langside woman

Police Scotland is seeking urgent assistance from the public in tracing a 20-year-old woman missing since yesterday, (Tuesday, September 26).

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Police were alerted to the theft at the bowling club.

Sneak thefts from bowling club leads to allegations of lax security.

Bowling club members from Glasgow Indoor Bowling Club were shocked last night (September 25), to find they had been the subject of a sneaky series of thefts.

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Man raped in early hours Trongate attack

Man raped in early hours Trongate attack

A man was raped by another man in Glasgow’s Trongate area in the early hours of this morning.

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