Pickpockets target Christmas shoppers
Constable Kenny Ferguson, of the community safety department at Airdrie police office, said: “Be especially mindful of your property when out shopping.
“Always try to separate valuables into different pockets, with your purse or wallet in one and credit cards in another; and always try to ensure you keep bags close and within sight.”
THREE properties in Airdrie have been targeted by wilful fireraisers in a series of incidents during the past fortnight.
Lit papers were pushed through the letterbox of a flat in Parkhead Lane, rolex watches for sale near the town centre, last Friday afternoon.
The front door was damaged in the attack, which happened b rolex watches for sale etween 3.30 and 3.45pm while the house was unoccupied.
A garage door in South Biggar Road, Gartlea, was set on fire between December 10 and 21, and a small amount of damage was caused.
Finally, a padlock securing the metal door of a warehouse in Flowerhill Street in the town centre was set alight between December 16 and 19.
WOULD BE robbers attempted an aerial assault as they attempted to break into a Coatbridge bookmakers on Sunday.
The thieves tried to access Scotbet on Dundyvan Road through the roof of the premises, even removing ceiling tiles.
However, they were disturbed and made off after the shop’s alarms sounded due to the incident between 6pm and 8.10pm.
A LAPTOP computer and a quantity of jewellery were stolen f rolex watches for sale rom a house near Monklands Hospital during the afternoon last Sunday.
The incident at the property in Heatherbank Walk took place between 1pm and 4.45pm.
THIEVES left empty handed after attempting to break into sheds last weekend.
A man tried but failed to gain entry to a hut in Lochearn Cre rolex watches for sale scent in Thrashbush at 3am last Sunday morning.
He is described as being around 5ft 10in tall, wearing a dark hooded fleece and light coloured jeans.
A shed at Floyd Street in Coatbridge was also broken into overnight last Saturday into Sunday, but nothing was stolen.
ANYONE with information on these or any other crimes are asked to contact Airdrie police office on 01236 505100, Coatbridge police office on 01236 502000 or Crimestoppers, where details can be given anonymously and in confidence, on 0800 555 111.