Detectives are appealing to the public for information after a 14-year-old boy was robbed in Paisley.

A 14-year-old was on the High Street, near the Cenotaph, when he was approached by three young males, who then assaulted him and stole his mobile phone. One of the males, ran off on foot and the other two were on bikes and cycled off.

The incident happened on Sunday at around 8.30 and 8.40pm and the boy did not require medical treatment.

The suspects are described as white, one is aged around 18 and the others are aged around 16.

One youth was wearing a black hat, black and white tracksuit top and red joggers. One youth was wearing a grey hooded jumper, black joggers and black trainers. One youth was wearing a black and white hooded top, black joggers and black trainers.

Enquiries carried out so far have established several people were in the area at the time, some of whom were filming the incident on their phones.

Officers are also reviewing CCTV image for any additional information on the incident and the suspects.

Detective Constable Stuart Crawford said: “We know there were people who saw and heard what happened to the young boy. We are also aware that the incident and aftermath was filmed. This footage is vital to our enquiries and I would appeal to those who have mobile phone footage to please pass it on to us.

“Those images will greatly assist our enquiries and help us identify those responsible for the attack on a 14-year-old boy.

“Anyone with information is asked to call Police Scotland via 101, quoting incident number 0056 of 6th June, 2021. Alternatively, please call Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111 where information can be given anonymously.”