Trio have been arrested over grand total of 28 vehicle thefts and are also charged with stealing fuel

Police Scotland has arrested and charged three men in connection with a series of vehicle theft offences which took place in Lanarkshire.

The crimes happened across the region between March and June 2022.

The offences included 28 vehicle thefts across the area.

However charges also include a number of fuel thefts, which police had been warning the public about.The three men, aged 23, 26 and 27 were expected to have appeared at Hamilton Sheriff Court by time of goint to press.

And the input of witnesses would appeared to have helped officers make the arrests in question.Detective Inspector Laura Sands, from Lanarkshire CID, said: “We’d like to thank the public for their assistance with these enquiries.“At this time, we’d also want to remind the community to take care to secure your vehicles at all times and ensure that any valuables are kept out of sight, to deter any opportunistic thieves who may be in the area.”