A MAN was arrested following an alleged assault in quiet Barrhead street. 

The 38-year-old is said to have punched and kicked another man in the head and body during the incident in Stewart Street. 

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The alleged victim, 30, was taken to Paisley's Royal Alexandra Hospital as a precaution but was later released. 

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The accused, who was arrested after the incident which occurred at around 4pm on Wednesday, was due to appear in Paisley Sheriff Court at a later date.

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