Taxi driver became a target in Bellshill after incident in the street

A 60-year-old man has been arrested following an alleged incident in Bellshill where a man threatened a taxi driver.

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Police were called in around 5.30pm on Saturday, April 30 after the man's conduct gave grounds for concern in the town's Motherwell Road.

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Another arrest was made hours later in Motherwell after CCTV caught a burglary on camera in Bellshill Road at 9pm.A 23-year-old male has been arrested and charged.

Meanwhile NHS Lanarkshire has reacted to the fact that a man was arrested after assaulting a police officer in the grounds of Wishaw University Hospital on Sunday April I following an incident in Motherwell's North Orchard Street, as we reported last week.

Graham Simpson, University Hospital Wishaw interim site director, said: “We take a zero tolerance approach to any form of violent or aggressive behaviour and we are continually working in partnership with local police in the management of aggressive and violent individuals.”