A teenager has been arrested after allegedly being found with a knife.

Off-road bike officers had been patrolling parks targeting anti-social behaviour in East Renfrewshire when they spotted the man.

Police claim that they undertook a "proactive stop search" on the 18-year-old who they claim was in possession of a "knife."

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The incident took place on Friday, April 19.

He was arrested by officers after the search.

A post on social media read: "On Friday off road bike officers from #GGDVRU were patrolling East Ren parks targeting anti-social behaviour.

"During this patrol, officers carried out a proactive stop search of a male who was found to be in possession of a knife.

"Male, aged 18 arrested #Keepingpeoplesafe."