A 16-year-old teenager has been taken to hospital after he was injured during an altercation in Johnstone.

The incident happened at lunch time, close to a bus stop on Thornbrae across from the entrance to Thorn Court.

Emergency services were alerted to the incident and arrived at around 12.25pm.

Officers said an 18-year-old male has been arrested, however, enquiries are continuing.

A Police Scotland spokesperson said: “Around 12.25pm on Wednesday, 13 September 2023, police were called to a report of a teenage boy being injured during an altercation near to Thorn Court, Johnstone.

“Emergency services attended, and the 16-year-old victim was taken to hospital for treatment.

“An 18-year-old man has been arrested in connection with the incident and enquiries are continuing.”

By Ricky Kelly

Main writer for Renfrewshire News

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