A man has attempted to rob a garage on Glasgow Road in Wishaw on Monday. The man aged between 20 and 30 was holding a knife and demanded money from a female member of staff who managed to raise the alarm. The man then ran off.

Detective Victoria Ross, stated: “Although nobody was injured, this was a terrifying ordeal for the woman who was simply at her work…Officers have been checking CCTV and know that the man was outside the service station for a while before he entered and we are appealing to anyone who may have seen him.”