Appeal following ram-raid incident in East Kilbride

Published 18 December 2019

Police in Cambuslang are continuing enquiries following a ram-raid incident in East Kilbride on Wednesday, 18 December, 2019.

Around 2.30am on Wednesday, 18 December a silver coloured Toyota RAV4 car deliberately crashed into the shutters of the Lifestyle Express, Leeward Circle, East Kilbride, causing damage which allowed a number of items to be stolen from the shop.

The car then left the scene and is believed to be followed by a small dark coloured car.

At around 2.50am, the silver Toyota car crashed in Vermont Road, Glasgow and the suspect fled from the scene. He is described as having short, dark shaven hair.

Detective Sergeant Stewart Walton, of Cambuslang CID said: “We are currently trying to establish the exact circumstances of this incident and the connection between both cars.

“We would like to speak to anyone who may have information on either the ram-raid incident or the crash later on or anyone who has dashcam footage of either incident.”

Anyone with information should contact Cambuslang CID via telephone number 101 quoting incident number 0248 of 18 December 2019. Alternatively calls can be made to Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111 where anonymity can be maintained.

Contact Details

Call 101 for non-emergencies and general enquiries, in an emergency call 999. If you have information about a crime you can also contact Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.

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