Police call-handling performance has continued to improve over the past year, a new report by Her Majesty's Inspectorate of Constabulary in Scotland (HMICS) has found.
Man Held After 81 Yr Old Stabbed At Home
A man has been arrested in connection with the attempted murder of an 81-year-old man.
The pensioner suffered stab wounds at his home in the Castleview area of Larkhall, South Lanarkshire, at about 1.45pm on Wednesday.
He was taken to Wishaw General Hospital, where his condition was described by medical staff as stable.
A 47-year-old man has been arrested over the incident, Police Scotland said.
A report will be sent to the procurator fiscal.
It is expected he will appear at Hamilton Sheriff Court on Friday.
Masked armed robbers have made off with a five-figure sum of cash after swooping on a security van in a night-time raid.
Drop-off charges are to be introduced at one of Scotland's busiest airports as part of plans for a new multi-million pound facility.
Officials are ''optimistic'' that the £1.35 billion Queensferry Crossing will never have to close as a result of wind-shielding being fitted during the project.
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