A TEENAGER was arrested following an alleged assault at an East Renfrewshire park over the weekend.

Police have said that, at around 7pm on Saturday, a 16-year-old youth punched another teenager during a confrontation at Rouken Glen Park, in Giffnock.

The alleged victim was taken to hospital, where he received treatment for a facial injury before being released.

A police spokesman said: “A 16-year-old male was arrested for an assault at Rouken Glen Park. It was a punch that resulted in a cut to the eyebrow.

"The person required hospital treat but has since been released.

“The person responsible was detained for a court appearance.”

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