A pair of Barrhead youths were allegedly caught by police committing a number of offences on a scooter.

The suspects were stopped by officers on Friday, August 4 after reportedly being observed using the vehicle.

It is alleged that the scooter was taken without the owner's consent and the driver had no insurance or license.

The youths were also reportedly not wearing helmets while on the vehicle, which was seized by police.

An image of the scooter was shared on social media by Police Scotland's East Renfrewshire community team.

A Police Scotland spokesperson said: "Around 8.30pm on Friday, 4 August, officers witnessed two youths on a scooter in Diverna Way area of Barrhead.

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"The two males, aged 14 and 15, were stopped and the scooter was seized.

"They will be reported to the Children’s Reporter in connection with the incident."