Rutherglen petrol station 'robbed' as police launch manhunt for suspect

A manhunt has been launched following an alleged 'robbery' at a Rutherglen petrol station

Officers were called to the premises on Stonelaw Road at around 7am on Saturday, May 25, after the alarm was raised.

No one was hurt during the incident. However, police say that a number of items were 'stolen'.

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Officers are now asking anyone who witnessed the incident or recognises the suspect to get in touch and assist with their enquiries.

The suspect is described as being a man in his early 20s, around 5ft 9in tall, and of slim build. He was last seen wearing a blue hooded jacket, black jogging bottoms, black trainers and a black scarf.

Detective Constable Ashley Hind said: “Our enquiries are ongoing and we are appealing to anyone who may have witnessed anything to contact us.

“We also ask anyone driving in the area at the time with dashcam footage to come forward.”

Anyone with information is asked to contact police on 101 quoting incident 0823 of 25 May, 2024. Alternatively, Crimestoppers can be contacted anonymously on 0800 555 111.

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