A man was arrested during the early hours of Monday morning after CCTV operators spotted a 35-year-old male acting suspiciously in Smithhill Street Paisley.

Police officers arrived on scene and discovered a male in possession of a bag containing suspected stolen property.

The man was arrested and will appear at Paisley Sheriff Court in the coming days.

Inspector Tracy Harkins, who is based in Paisley, said: “Thanks to the observations of the CCTV operator and the quick actions of the police officers this male was arrested prior to committing further crimes.

“The suspect was in possession of items, some of which have yet to be identified as stolen property. I’d like to ask local resident to report any break-ins to their vehicles or homes to enable us to identify the property and return it to its rightful owner.”