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Two teenagers charged over man's death in Holytown

Holytown death
Image caption A man has died after an incident in Holytown

A 17-year-old woman and a 15-year-old boy have been arrested and charged in connection with the death of a man in Lanarkshire.

The 18-year-old man died in Spruce Way, Holytown, after emergency services were called to an incident on Thursday.

Police officers and paramedics, supported by the air ambulance, were called to the village near Motherwell at 10:26.

The police have said their inquiries are continuing.

The road was sealed off as forensics specialists carried out work in the area.

The pair who have been arrested were expected to appear at Hamilton Sheriff Court on Friday.

Image caption A street in Holytown was sealed off by police

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