Gang who forced way into homes and assaulted residents hunted 

The attacks took place at homes in Motherwell on March 7.

Police in CCTV appeal after men entered homes and assaulted residents on Motherwell’s Watson Street Police Scotland
CCTV: Police have released images of three men they wish to speak to.

CCTV images have been released after a gang forced their way into several homes and assaulted residents in North Lanarkshire.

Police Scotland has released images of three men they believe may hold information that could assist their investigation.

The series of assaults occurred at properties on Watson Street, Motherwell around 9pm on March 7.

The first man is described as white, between 5ft 8in and 5ft 10in tall, aged between 25 and 30 years and has a medium build.  He was seen wearing a black baseball cap, a navy-blue padded jacket, dark grey coloured tracksuit bottoms and white trainers.

The second man is described as white, 5ft 8in to 5ft 10in tall, aged between 20 and 25 years, and has a medium to heavy build. He was spotted wearing a navy blue hooded top, dark tracksuit bottoms and dark coloured trainers.

The third man is described as white, between 5ft 8in and 5ft 10in tall and of slim build. He was wearing a two-tone grey North face hooded jacket, dark tracksuit bottoms and grey Nike trainers.

Detective constable Adele Johnston of Wishaw CID said: “I would urge each of these three men, or anyone who has information relating to any of these three men depicted in the images to make contact with the police.

“Members of the public can contact Police Scotland via the 101 non-emergency telephone number quoting incident number 3493 of March 7, 2022 or call Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.”