Mid-week crime update after incidents at garden centre and in Blackwood

A man has been arrested after allegedly breaking into Caulders Garden Centre -twice in as many days.

Police were called to the Eastfield Road premises around 8.40pm on Monday June 7 – and found a 50-year-old man at the scene.

It is alleged he was responsible for a similar break-in at the rear yard the night before and he was arrested and taken into custody.

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Meanwhile a 23-year-old male has been arrested after a highly charged disturbance in Blackwood’s Cardowan Drive at 12.30am on Wednesday, May 9.

It’s alleged that the man was abusive towards officers attending whilst armed with a smashed glass bottle.

He was disarmed, apprehended and held to appear at Airdrie Sheriff Court.