Enquiries continue after robbery in Hamilton

Published 20 November 2017

Detectives are continuing enquiries and appealing for information after a 26 year-old man was robbed within a flat in Ann Street, Hamilton on Sunday 19 November 2017.

 

Around 0100 hours on Sunday morning, the 26 year-old man was within a flat in Ann Street, Hamilton when he answered his door to three men who pushed their way in and then demanded money.

 

One of the suspects threatened the man with a knife and repeatedly demanded money.  The three suspects then searched through the flat and then left a short time later with the victim’s watch and keys.

 

The 26 year-old man was uninjured but badly shaken.  He ran from the flat and flagged down a local taxi – a blue Citroen Berlingo – on Glasgow Road.  

 

The three suspects are described as:

 

  1. White, aged in his 30s and around 6ft in height with dark coloured hair.  He was wearing a black tracksuit.
  2. White, aged in his 30s, under 6ft in height with dark coloured hair.  He was wearing a navy coloured tracksuit.
  3. White, aged in his 30s, under 6ft in height with dark coloured hair.  He was wearing a white t-shirt and dark coloured jogging trousers.

Detective Constable Stephanie Bertram of Cambuslang Police Office said:

 

“I would appeal to anyone who was in the area of Ann Street in Hamilton around 0100 hours on Sunday morning and saw these three men acting suspiciously to come forward.  Enquiries are being carried out in the area and officers are viewing CCTV footage to gather more information on the suspects.  

 

“I would also like to appeal to the taxi driver who picked up the victim to contact us, as he may have information that is vital to this investigation.

 

“Anyone with information is asked to contact Cambuslang Police Office through 101 quoting reference 0950 of 19th November.  Alternatively CRIMESTOPPERS can be contacted on 0800 555 111, where anonymity can be maintained.”




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