A STREET in East Kilbride was closed off by cops last night after a man was found injured.

The force arrived on Sandpiper Drive at 7 pm after concerned residents raised the alarm over a man walking down the street with blood on his face.

Police said he told officers he sustained the injuries after a fall. 

He was taken to Hairmyres Hospital.

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"Around 7pm on Tuesday, June 23, police received a report of a man being injured in Sandpiper Drive, East Kilbride. 

"Emergency services attended and the man was taken to Hairmyres Hospital. 

"He advised staff he sustained his injuries after falling."