A 14-year-old was charged after allegedly carrying a meat cleaver while an 18-year-old was arrested over knives in Paisley.
Police stopped the two teenagers in the town on Monday evening.
The 14-year-old boy was charged and reported to the Children’s Reporter over the meat cleaver.
The 18-year-old man was allegedly in possession of two knives, and was arrested before being held in custody.
He appeared at Paisley Sheriff Court on Tuesday.
A police spokesperson added: “Getting caught with a knife in a public place could result in a prison sentence of up to five years.
“No Knives, Better Lives is a national programme aiming to deter young people from carrying knives.”