Man punched and robbed of his car after parking on residential street

A silver Volkswagen Golf was stolen after a man was assaulted in Cumbernauld.

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A man was assaulted before his car was stolen during a late-night robbery in Cumbernauld.

The 30-year-old victim was targeted on Burns Road in the Kildrum area between 10pm and 10.15pm on Monday, January 30.

The man had driven his car onto the street before getting out and heading towards a property.

Upon exiting his vehicle, the victim was approached from behind and punched in the face causing him to fall to the ground. He then saw another man making off in his silver Volkswagen Golf.

The man did not require hospital treatment after getting back to his feet.

Police say enquiries are ongoing and are appealing for witnesses.

Detective Constable David Williamson said: “Enquiries are at an early stage to establish the full circumstances surrounding what happened and we are appealing to any potential witnesses to come forward.

“In particular we would like to hear from anyone with private CCTV or dashcam footage from the Burns Road area of Kildrum around the time the robbery took place.

“Anyone with information is asked to contact Police Scotland on 101, quoting incident number 0895 of Tuesday, January 31, 2024.

“Alternatively you can call Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.”

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