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Man remanded for attempted abduction of two girls

A 50-year-old man has appeared in court charged with the attempted abduction of two young girls.

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Police were forced to give chase when Foster refused to stop

Car chase after driver refuses to stop for cops

Police were involved in a high-speed chase after rogue driver Lee Foster refused to pull over.

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Man, 50, charged with allegedly trying to abduct girls

Man, 50, charged with allegedly trying to abduct girls

Police have arrested and charged a 50-year-old man in connection with the alleged attempted abduction of two girls in Falkirk yesterday.

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Man detained after police swoop on Glenburn Road

Man detained after police swoop on Glenburn Road

Police have detained a man in connection with what’s been described as “a disturbance” in Falkirk’s Glenburn Road.

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Police find cocaine in car

Police find cocaine in car

A routine police check recovered hundreds of pounds worth of drugs from Calum Lyle’s car.

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Councillor David Balfour helps clean up the vandalism at the Loretto Housing play park in Inchyra Place, Grangemouth

Vandalism continues to haunt playpark

A recently-opened playpark has been hit by vandals once again - despite public patrols being mounted to keep the facility safe.

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Drunk who smashed pub window avoids jail

Drunk who smashed pub window avoids jail

A drunk who smashed a pub window with a beer glass after being told to leave has narrowly avoided prison.

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Assaulted shop owner after being refused

Assaulted shop owner after being refused

Craig Brown battered a shop keeper to the ground as the man was closing up for the night.

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Suzanne Arkinson, manager Howgate Shopping Centre backs Police Scotland's campaign to end modern slavery by displaying poster in the centre with Inspector Chris Stewart and Constable Laura Christie

Officers in Falkirk tackling the problem of human trafficking

Police visited business across Falkirk and Forth Valley in a bid to raise awareness of the problem of human trafficking.

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Dr Natalie Coull, lecturer in Ethical Hacking at Abertay University. Pic: Alan Richardson.

Cyber attack on the NHS explained by expert

The malware, or malicious software, attack on global computer systems, most notably the NHS here in the Uk, has been making headlines since its discovery on Friday, May 12.

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William Dobbie appeared at Livingston Sheriff Court. Picture: JP

Man took to the streets armed with a sword

An offender was arrested after he was found carrying a sword in a busy town centre street.

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Ineos has renewed calls to close off a public road running through its Grangemouth site

Safety fears prompt Ineos to renew road closure calls

After more fears are raised over safety and security petrochemical giant Ineos is pleading to have a public road closed off at its Grangemouth site.

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The ransomware attack affected a number of NHS Forth Valley  computers

NHS Forth Valley staff warned after cyber attack

Forth Valley medical staff are being told to remain vigiliant following last week’s cyber attack which hit NHS computers the length and breadth of the UK.

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Jail for driving instructor who molested student

Jail for driving instructor who molested student

A Braes driving instructor has been jailed for eight months after he was convicted of molesting a student.

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Campaign targets drink/drug drivers

Campaign targets drink/drug drivers

A week-long drink/drug drive campaign is currently being carried out by Police Scotland.

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Embezzler will sell car to pay firm he cheated

Embezzler will sell car to pay firm he cheated

A man who embezzled £4000 from his bosses will sell his car to pay some of it back.

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Kane prowled Central Retail Park in Falkirk to video his unsuspecting victims

Sex pest OAP caught with video nasties

A pervert pensioner who filmed women’s bottoms and legs has been banned from having any kind of camera for five years.

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Darren Elliott was jailed at Falkirk Sheriff Court

Prison for offender who ignored chance to do unpaid work instead

A sheriff followed up on his threat to jail criminals who refuse to do unpaid work as punishment for their crimes.

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Brian Southall from Langlees was sentenced at Stirling Sheriff Court today

Man bit off ear and spat it on pub floor

An electronics engineer who bit off part of another man’s ear and spat it onto a pub floor has been jailed for 18 months.

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Ignored court ban to contact woman

Ignored court ban to contact woman

Daniel Johnston (32) breached his bail conditions when he contacted a woman he was told not to on March 15 in Craigbank Road, Avonbridge.

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