A BARRHEAD youngster has been helping to enforce lockdown rules...dressed in his own police costume.

Four-year-old Zac Holmes, who loves to dress up as a cop, raised plenty of smiles by putting on his outfit and asking neighbours if they have seen any ‘bad guys’ out and about.

The Carlibar Nursery pupil even used the time set aside for his daily exercise to direct traffic in Paisley Road, near his home, as he manages to beat lockdown boredom.

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Zac’s mum Jayne told the Barrhead News: “His uncle is a police officer and he idolises him. He just loves all of the emergency services and always has.

“He loves wearing his costumes too. He dressed up as a postman to deliver a card to our neighbour for her 83rd birthday and, after that, he put his police officer outfit on.

“Zac asked some of our neighbours if they’d seen any bad guys around and, when they told him there might be some at the Co-op, he insisted that we go along.

“With his Peppa Pig traffic stop sign in hand, we went down there.”

Jayne said it was heart-warming to see the response of motorists as stand-in traffic cop Zac kept them in line.

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“It was so lovely to see that Zac could put a smile on people’s faces, especially at a time like this,” she added.

“With everything that’s going on just now, these little moments really do go far. It was just a wee snapshot of our day.”

Jayne is confident Zac’s antics will continue to lift the lockdown gloom in the days ahead.

“He’s such a character,” she said. “I’m very lucky to be able to spend lockdown with him, as he keeps me on my toes.”