A lorry was “deliberately” and repeatedly driven into a home shortly before midnight on Monday.
The front of the house in East Kilbride, South Lanarkshire, was destroyed with eyewitnesses saying there were children inside.
Police said nobody was injured but residents were evacuated from the extensively-damaged property.
Emergency services were called to Lancaster Crescent in the Nerston Industrial Estate area after the HGV rammed into the house around 11.25pm.
Images shared on the East Kilbride Discuss page showed emergency crews on the scene after the truck had reportedly driven away at speed.
A Stobart Group articulated lorry has been cordoned off in the car park of Lidl in East Kilbride town centre. Police have yet to confirm if it is connected.
A Police Scotland spokesperson said: “An investigation is under way after a lorry was deliberately driven into a house in Lancaster Crescent on Monday, September 6, 2021.
“Police were notified around 11.25pm. No one was injured in the incident.
“The building has sustained extensive damage and local residents were evacuated as a precaution. Enquires are ongoing.”