Youths charged over disturbance that saw police storm street

Footage posted online showed a number of police vehicles and officers hightailing it through a housing estate in Glasgow.

Police: Twelve youths have been charged in connection with a disturbance. SNS
Police: Twelve youths have been charged in connection with a disturbance.

Twelve youths have been charged following a disturbance that saw dozens of officers and a police helicopter swoop in on a Glasgow street.

Police were called to Wyndford Road at around 6.30pm on Saturday.

Video footage posted online showed a number of police vehicles and officers hightailing it through a housing estate.

A helicopter was also captured patrolling from the sky.

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On Sunday, the force confirmed 12 youngsters, aged between 12 and 16, have been charged in connection with the incident.

A spokesperson said: “Police Scotland can confirm that 12 youths, aged between 12 and 16, were charged in connection with a disturbance on Wyndford Road, Glasgow, on Saturday, May 30.

“A report will be submitted to the Procurator Fiscal and Children’s Panel.”

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