Do you know who threw a stone at an 84-year-old woman in a Motherwell street?

Shortly before we went to press, it was confirmed that an 84-year-old woman had been struck to the head by a group of youths throwing stones in the street in Motherwell in broad daylight.

The Motherwell Times understands that officers are investigating the alleged assault that happened on the town’s Millfield Avenue on Sunday, April 3 at 5.45pm. No more details have been released but it has emerged that group of youths had caused a disturbance in the street prior to this happening.

Anyone with any information that could identify identify the culprits is asked to contact police on 101, quoting incident number 2692.

Meanwhile, a 23-year-old male driver has been arrested following a collision in Carfin Road at 1am on Sunday.

He was found to be over the drink drive limit at the scene.