Gang wearing balaclavas assault man during attempted robbery

No one was injured as a result, but police are now appealing for information as part of their investigation.

Gang wearing balaclavas assault man during attempted robbery in Airdrie Google Maps

A gang of men in balaclavas attacked a man after attempting to rob a property in North Lanarkshire.

Shortly after 10pm on Monday, four men wearing dark clothing and balaclavas entered a property on Dykehead Crescent in Airdrie and assaulted a man inside.

No one was injured as a result, but police are now appealing for information as part of their investigation.

Detective sergeant Craig Jeffrey said: “Fortunately no one was injured, and our enquiries are ongoing.

“We are appealing to anyone who may have seen anything, or who has private or dash-cam footage of the area at the time, to contact us.”

Anyone with information is asked to contact police on 101 quoting incident number 3468 of Monday, January 8, 2024 or call Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.

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