Schoolboy arrested after allegedly causing £10,000 worth of damage in Cumbernauld Town Centre

Police confirmed after our deadline last week that a schoolboy has been arrested and charged following an alleged incident which caused high value damage property in Cumbernauld Town Centre.

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Officers moved in following multiple reports of allegedly anti-social behaviour on the part of a 15-year-old on Monday. May 24.

Police Sergeant Greig McKail of Cumbernauld Community Policing Team said: “It’s been reported that the damage to property in these incidents totalled nearly £10,000. The Cumbernauld Community Police team are dedicated in dealing with acts of anti-social behaviour. I encourage members of the local community to report and incidents of anti-social behaviour and criminality directly on 101 or anonymously via Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111 or crimestoppers-uk.org”

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Meanwhile it emerged that a house in Croy has been linked to the discovery of drugs after officers went round to a Cuilmuir Terrace with a search warrant on Friday. May 27 at 8.30pm

Entry was gained and a large quantity of what is believed to be controlled drugs was recovered. There was not thought to be anyone in the house at the time.

Meanwhile traffice police driving on the M80 near Cumbernauld made an arrest on Saturday May 28 when a Volkswagen Golf passed them at a speed alleged to be in excess of 100 miles per hour. The driver (31) failed a drugs test and was arrested over road traffic offences and his passenger (31) was warned over alleged drug possession.