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Took a bite out of woman’s arm in car

A violent struggle inside a parked car ended with a man biting his partner’s arm.

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Jail for ‘lacking motivation’

Jail for ‘lacking motivation’

An offender’s failure to engage with his community payback order led to a prison sentence.

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Students are warned they need a TV licence

TV licence targets students

Students were among those targeted when 81 young people were caught watching live TV or BBC iPlayer without a TV licence in the FK postcode region in the past year.

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Sneak stole and sold on his own gran’s jewellery

Sneak stole and sold on his own gran’s jewellery

A sneak of a grandson took a key from his father’s house to allow him to pinch his gran’s jewellery.

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Train trouble left thug battered and bruised

Train trouble left thug battered and bruised

A man who thought he was being intimidated by a group of passengers on a train lashed out but ended worst off.

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Police reconfirm they are pulling out of traffic regulation role

Police reconfirm they are pulling out of traffic regulation role

Police Scotland has written to Falkirk Council to advise that officers will no longer regulate traffic at events which have not been granted a Temporary Traffic Regulation Order (TTRO)

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Residents claim: ‘We’re living in fear’

Residents claim: ‘We’re living in fear’

Anti-social behaviour in a small village is out of control as residents claim they are too scared to let their children out to play.

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Road deaths fell to their lowest level since 1950

Cyclist rushed to hospital after collision with bus

A cyclist is in a serious condition in hospital following a collision with a bus on the A803 Falkirk Road on Tuesday night.

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Craig Bell started drinking again

Booze lapse ends in dock

Craig Bell (47) had managed to steer clear of alcohol and trouble until he had a skinful and it fuelled his threatening behaviour.

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Falkirk Sheriff Court

Threats to mark her face

An ex-boyfriend arrived at his former partner’s parents’ house covered in blood and threatening to do “trauma” to the young woman’s face.

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Falkirk Sheriff Court

Teen made trouble and broke windows

A 17-year-old offender, who cannot be named for legal reasons, challenged others to fight and smashed windows in Bowhouse Road, Grangemouth.

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Motorists warned to lock their cars after spate of thefts

Motorists warned to lock their cars after spate of thefts

Police are investigating a car theft and a number of incidents of items being stolen from unlocked motor vehicles.

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Short cut costs offender dearly

Short cut costs offender dearly

Brooke Abdi (18) broke her bail conditions when she took a short cut down South Lumley Street, Grangemouth on September 7.

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Missing man Brian McGowan and CCTV images of the three potential witnesses police are looking to talk to

Police urge missing person witnesses to come forward

Police officers are looking to talk to potential witnesses to try and help them locate a missing person.

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Five bikes stolen in Bo’ness

Five bikes stolen in Bo’ness

Five motocross bikes worth around £30,000 have been stolen from an address in the Links Court area of Bo’ness.

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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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camera club

Tried to sell on stolen camera

George Merrilees (51) sold on a stolen camera to coin in £203 but police caught up with him in the end.

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Drunk resident loses  it when police show up

Drunk resident loses it when police show up

Police officers got an earful of abuse from a drunken woman when they turned up at her door to investigate reported concerns.

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Drunk dials 999 for no reason

Drunk dials 999 for no reason

An alcoholic called 999 on three occasions when there was no real emergency to speak of.

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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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