A TEENAGER suffered serious facial injuries following a disturbance in Barrhead.

At around midnight on Saturday, March 2, police received numerous reports of youths fighting in the street, in Aurs Drive and Clyde Avenue.

It is understood that police attended and whilst investigating the reports of the disturbance, further information was received that a 17-year-old had been struck in the face with an object.

Police confirmed that the teen had sustained serious facial injuries and was taken to hospital for treatment.

A spokesman for the force said: “This is being treated as a serious assault and enquires are ongoing.”