Three teens arrested after police called to Paisley secondary school

By Christina O'Neill

Three teenagers have been arrested outside a secondary school in Paisley.

Police were called to the area outside St Andrew's Academy on Ben Nevis Road at around 1:35pm on Thursday after receiving a report of two people allegedly in possession of knives.

A 15-year-old girl was arrested in connection with allegedly assaulting an officer, while a 16-year-old girl and a 15-year-old boy were arrested in relation to a breach of the peace.

Police Scotland confirmed the three teenagers will be reported to the Scottish Children’s Reporter Administration.

A spokeswoman said: “Officers were alerted to a report of two people allegedly in possession of knives outside a school in the Ben Nevis Road area of Paisley around 1.35pm on Thursday, September 9.

“Officers responded and following a disturbance, a 15-year-old girl was arrested in connection with allegedly assaulting a police officer.

“Two other youths, a female aged 16 and a male aged 15 were also arrested in connection with an alleged breach of the peace.

“The youths will be reported to the Scottish Children’s Reporter Administration.”


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