A MAN has been charged after a lorry was driven into a home in East Kilbride. 

The lorry struck the home on Lancaster Crescent before driving off on Monday, September 6, with police be alerted at around 11.25pm. 

Police confirmed that no one was injured as a result of the incident, and the lorry was later found abandoned nearby. 

A 33-year-old man was arrested in connection with the incident and has now been charged. 

Police Scotland said: "A 33-year-old man has been arrested and charged in connection with an incident where a lorry was driven into a house at Lancaster Crescent in East Kilbride.

"The incident happened around 11.25pm on Monday, 6 September, 2021.

"Nobody was injured and local residents were evacuated as a precaution due to damage caused to the building.

"The man is expected to appear at Hamilton Sheriff Court on Thursday, 9 September."