Police in East Renfrewshire targeted boozed-up youths who gathered in public spaces over the Easter weekend.

More than 70 litres of alcohol was confiscated during the operation, with officers pledging to continue to clamp down on anti-social behaviour.

A police spokesperson said: “We continue to deal with numerous complaints regarding large groups of youths drinking alcohol, causing damage and committing acts of disorder and violence across the area.

“Please help by knowing where your kids are.

“During the course of the holiday weekend, officers in East Renfrewshire seized in excess of 70 litres of alcohol from young people gathered in public open spaces.

“We continue to patrol these areas due to ongoing complaints of anti-social behaviour.”