Appeal for information after robbery near Douglas, Lanark

Published 22 January 2020

Police Scotland is appealing for information after a 38-year-old woman was robbed in her house near Douglas, Lanark at 9.40am on Tuesday, 14 January, 2020.

Three masked men entered the woman’s home and threatened her with various weapons and made off with a four figure sum of money, together with a number of personal items.

She sustained minor injuries and was badly shaken as a result the incident.

The men left in a dark coloured Ford Focus or Fiesta.

Detective Sergeant Scott Wilson said:

"The victim has been badly shaken by the events which took place in her own home and I am appealing for anyone with information to come forward.

"We are keen to speak to any pedestrians who may have been walking on / around roads in the Douglas / Uddington area  I would also appeal to motorists who were in the area who may have dash cam footage to come forward.  You may have captured something that can assist our enquiries."

Anyone with any information should contact Police Scotland on 101, quoting 0775 of 14 January, 2020 or speak to any police officers.  Alternatively if you have any information about the incident you can contact the independent charity Crimestoppers 100% anonymously on 0800 555 111 or via their Anonymous Online Form at

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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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