A LORRY was driven into a house deliberately last night, prompting a police investigation. 

Officers were called to the scene around 11.25pm upon recieving reports that the vehicle had struck a property on Lancaster Crescent in East Kilbride.

The building received substatial damage and neighbours were evacuated as a result.

One neighbour said: "There was shouting and screaming and it felt like the foundations had been hit. It was terrifying.

"Someone could have been killed"

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Police Scotland confirmed that nobody was injured.

Emergency services are still on the scene and builders appear to have arrived to assess the damage.

A spokesperson for the force said:"An investigation is under way after a lorry was deliberately driven into a house in Lancaster Crescent on Monday 6 September 2021. Police were notified around 11.25pm.

"No-one was injured in the incident. The building has sustained extensive damage and local residents were evacuated as a precaution. Enquires are ongoing."