Woman robbed after three masked men break into house

Three masked men broke into the woman's house before threatening her with weapons and stealing money.

A woman has been left injured after being robbed by three masked men armed with weapons in an early morning housebreaking.

The 38-year-old was in her home near Douglas, Lanark, when the men broke in at around 9.40am on Tuesday.

They then threatened her before making off with a four-figure sum and several personal items in a dark coloured Ford Focus or Fiesta.

The victim sustained minor injuries and was left badly shaken by the incident.

Police are now appealing for information.

Detective Sergeant Scott Wilson said : “The victim has been badly shaken by the events which took place in her own home and I am appealing for anyone with information to come forward.

“We are keen to speak to any pedestrians who may have been walking on or around roads in the Douglas / Uddington area  I would also appeal to motorists who were in the area who may have dash cam footage to come forward. 

“You may have captured something that can assist our enquiries.”