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More custody time after Polmont YOI assault

A 20-year-old man repeatedly kicked and punched a fellow inmate, fracturing his face, in Polmont YOI.

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Stenhousemuir man caught with cannabis by police

Stenhousemuir man caught with cannabis by police

A 38-year-old was found with class B drug cannabis in Camelon.

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Bainsford resident Janet Conroy in her new wheelchair donated by Gary Riddell, alongside PC Ryan Smith

Bainsford man comes to aid of OAP whose wheelchair was stolen

A thoughtful Bainsford man has come to the aid of a pensioner whose wheelchair was stolen from outside her home.

Falkirk district
Benefit cheat took DWP for £6500

Benefit cheat took DWP for £6500

A benefit cheat who claimed he was on his own when he was actually living with his wife claimed £6500 employment and support allowance he was not entitled to.

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Woman lied to police about fires

Woman lied to police about fires

A 32-year-old woman wasted police time when she claimed people were threatening her and setting fires.

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Falkirk man made threats to ex

Falkirk man made threats to ex

A 35-year-old man admitted making phone calls to his former partner threatening violence.

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Pupils in the Falkirk area have been learning about what being a police officer involves

Falkirk district schools form educational partnership with police

Falkirk youngsters are learning the ways of the force thanks to a partnership between education and Police Scotland.

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Camelon man was no show at court for drug offence

Camelon man was no show at court for drug offence

A Camelon man was found in possession of class A drug heroin at Falkirk Police Station on July 27 last year.

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Brute battered four-year-old boy black and blue

Brute battered four-year-old boy black and blue

A mindless monster was headed for prison after inflicting what a medical expert called “the most extensive injuries he had even seen” on his partner’s four-year-old child.

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Man (20) put on sex offender’s register for asking 14 and 15-year-old girls for a threesome

Man (20) put on sex offender’s register for asking 14 and 15-year-old girls for a threesome

A sex pest rode his bike up behind two teenage girls – aged 14 and 15 – waited until they were under a bridge and asked them if they wanted a threesome.

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Bonnybridge park assault lands teen in trouble

Bonnybridge park assault lands teen in trouble

A war of words between two teenagers turned into physical violence with one teen landing five decisive blows.

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Drunken hot head threatened to blow up police officers’ houses with Semtex

Drunken hot head threatened to blow up police officers’ houses with Semtex

Police officers had their hands full with a drunken offender who threatened to blow them up.

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Man arrested following attempted murder in Falkirk

Man arrested following attempted murder in Falkirk

Police arrested a man earlier today in connection with an attempted murder which left the victim in hospital with serious injuries.

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Habitual thief cut and run with purse from barbers

Habitual thief cut and run with purse from barbers

A serial shoplifter and drug addict was jailed for 16-and-a-half months for her thieving ways which saw her steal a cashbox from a Strathcarron Hospice charity shop.

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Man flashed pictures of his privates at female drivers on Falkirk motorway

Man flashed pictures of his privates at female drivers on Falkirk motorway

A motorist was placed on the sex offenders register today after shadowing cars with women drivers and flashing pictures of his privates at them on his mobile phone.

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Transport police are investigating an assault on board a train which passed through Falkirk

Man tried to strangle fellow passenger on Falkirk train

A man swore at and physically assaulted a fellow train passenger on a late night service through Falkirk.

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Police have been alerted to the theft of a trailer from a building site in Falkirk

Man arrested after disturbance

Police officers attended the scene of a reportedly violent incident in Falkirk earlier today and arrested a man just before lunch-time.

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Police received a report of a break-in at an address in Pirleyhill Gardens, Falkirk

Clothes and ornaments stolen from Falkirk home

Items of clothing, jewellery and ornaments were stolen from a Falkirk home after an intruder forced open a window.

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British Transport Police have appealed to the public for help in tracing a woman who verbally abused another passenger

Partially sighted woman verbally abused by train passenger

Police are searching for a train passenger who verbally abused a partially sighted woman.

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A pensioner's purse was taken from her handbag inside Wilko in Falkirk

Thief targeted woman, 84, before stealing purse

A heartless thief stole an elderly woman’s purse as she shopped in Falkirk.

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