Residents in a wealthy village on the outskirts of Glasgow have said they are terrified after a property was 'petrol bombed' at the weekend.

The attack, which is said to be the latest in a spate of similar incidents in the area, occurred in the early hours of Sunday morning in the plush village of Thorntonhall. and involved the use of an explosive.

Scorch marks from the incident remain visible on the driveway of the large home on Baroness Drive, which are said to have come from the blaze which damaged a Bentley car within the gated residence.

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The lit device was thrown onto a driveway towards two parked vehicles, while a brick was also thrown, shattering the window of one in the early hours of Sunday, October 27.

Those living nearby say they are scared for their wellbeing, after other disruptions in the street over the past year.

One neighbour told how her property had also been targeted, as well as two other homes on the street.

She said: “This has been a problem for about a year now.”

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This latest attack comes after a Porsche was torched in suspicious fire started in a driveway on the same street.

The SUV was set alight in March at a property on Baroness Drive, which has previously been named as Glasgow's most expensive street.

Officers are now hunting for two men in connection with the incident over the weekend and believe a dark coloured hatchback may have been used in the attack.

Detective Constable Chris McLaughlin, of Cambuslang CID, said: “Thankfully no extensive damage was caused.

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"This was a reckless act which could have caused significantly more harm and will not be tolerated.

“Two men were seen getting out of a dark coloured hatchback.

"I am appealing to anyone who may have seen something suspicious in the area, or who has dash-cam or CCTV footage of people or vehicles to contact us immediately.

“If you have information please call Police Scotland on 101, quoting incident 1409 of Sunday 27 October, or contact the charity Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111.”

The homeowners whose property was attacked declined to comment.