A MAN has been arrested in connection with 17 alleged car vandalisms in Barrhead.

Police have confirmed a 35-year-old is being held in custody in relation to a two-week spree of incidents in the town.

Sergeant Michael Morganthaler, who is based at Giffnock Police Station, said: “This afternoon a 35-year-old male has been arrested and charged in connection with 17 alleged vandalisms to motor cars in the Barrhead area.

“All of these vandalisms occurred between August 7 and August 21.

“He is scheduled to appear at Paisley Sheriff Court tomorrow.”