Crime

Crime

Man robbed at Falkirk bus stop

The hunt is underway for a man who robbed a 60-year-old as he waited at the bus stop.

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Pair assaulted by gang after leaving Grangemouth pub

Pair assaulted by gang after leaving Grangemouth pub

A couple were assaulted in the early hours of Saturday after leaving a Grangemouth pub.

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Indecent assault on train

Indecent assault on train

A train passenger who pulled up the skirt of a woman is being hunted by police

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Bought alcohol for children to drink

Bought alcohol for children to drink

Christopher Roy (32) purchased five bottles of Mad Dog and a bottle of Buckfast for 13 and 14-year-olds to consume.

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Drunk kicked bin then hurled abuse at police

Drunk kicked bin then hurled abuse at police

A drunken thug kicked a bin over and then turned his attention on police and the public to hurl vile sectarian and sexual taunts at them.

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Assaulted and injured his partner

Assaulted and injured his partner

Kevin Strang (23) assaulted and injured his partner by butting her on the body.

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Client tells solicitor ‘You’re sacked’

Client tells solicitor ‘You’re sacked’

An offender took exception to being taken into custody and blamed his solicitor – telling him “Simon, you’re sacked”.

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Domestic abuse programme not in       crisis despite concerns at court

Domestic abuse programme not in crisis despite concerns at court

For almost a decade perpetrators of domestic abuse have been shown the error of their ways by the Caledonian Programme.

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Sectarian insults to police

Sectarian insults to police

Dean Prentice (46) appeared at Falkirk Sheriff Court last Thursday to answer for his crimes.

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Put burning paper through letterbox

Put burning paper through letterbox

Galina Caikovskaja (53) admitted sticking burning paper through a letter box and cutting someone’s broadband cables.

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The inside of Polmont YOI where Lindsay flew into a rage

Torched cell after being denied call to sick gran

An offender trashed and torched his cell after his request to telephone his sick grandmother was denied by staff.

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Strip search led to assault

Strip search led to assault

A teenager’s “sensitivity” and troubled past led her to spit on the female police officer who was attempting to strip search her.

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The car in the alleged incident was later found on fire outside the Carronbridge Inn in Carron. Picture: Paula Somerville

Man appears in court in connection with assault and robbery

A 31-year-old man has appeared at Falkirk Sheriff Court accused of assaulting a man and stealing his car.

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Marshall failed to tell police he had possession of a hypodermic needle

Jail for addict who refused to tell police he had needle

An angry drug addict placed a police officer in danger when he failed to tell him about the hypodermic needle he had in his coat pocket.

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Drug death statistics reveal rising toll

Drug death statistics reveal rising toll

Drug-related deaths in Falkirk doubled last year with the majority related to heroin or morphine.

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The stolen car was found in flames in Carron. Picture: Paula Somerville

Two major incidents on the same street this week

An investigation is under way after a firearms officer pointed a gun at an occupant during house searches on the same street a man was assaulted and had his car stolen and burnt out.

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Armed police were called to Kilbrennan Drive in Tamfourhill on Monday morning. Picture: John Devlin

Probe into police gun incident

An investigation is under way after a firearms officer pointed a gun at an occupant during two house searches in Falkirk this week.

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Offender torched a shower curtain

Offender torched a shower curtain

Daniel LLewellyn (21) purposefully set fire to, and damaged, a shower curtain at Bellsdyke Hospital, Bellsdyke Road, Larbert.

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Assault before vehicle set alight in Falkirk

Assault before vehicle set alight in Falkirk

A man was injured and his car stolen in a frightening tea-time incident in a housing estate.

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Thief snatches phone from ambulance

Thief snatches phone from ambulance

An opportunistic thief pinched a mobile phone from an ambulance and then gave it back saying “I dinnae want to be arrested”.

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