Teens charged after fireworks ‘incident’
FIVE youngsters have been charged after letting off fireworks in a busy Glasgow street.
Video footage shot by a local resident shows shoppers at the Co-Op store on Pollokshaws Road running in fear as the pyrotechnics exploded around them on Thursday evening.
The alleged incident comes after local residents demanded further action on youths causing havoc with fireworks in the area after bonfire night chaos last year.
The youngsters, aged between 12 and 19, were charged by police following the Halloween disruption.
A 50-second long clip, posted from a worried nearby resident who did not want to be named, shows a group of youngsters dressed in dark clothing running towards another group waiting outside the south side store.
A Police Scotland spokesperson said: “Five people have been charged following reports of fireworks being thrown in the Pollokshaws Road area of Glasgow on Thursday 31 October 2019.”
“Two boys, aged 12 and 14, were charged and a report will be sent to the Children’s Reporter. A 17-year-old man will appear at court at a later date and a report will be submitted to the Procurator Fiscal.
“Two men, aged 17 and 19, were arrested and charged. They were due to appear at Glasgow Sheriff Court.”