A suspect accused of fighting in the street sparked a police search after he missed a court date.
Darren Smith, 21, is charged with brawling on the High Street.
Cops have launched a hunt for him after he failed to show at Paisley Sheriff Court.
Defence lawyer Andy Brophy admitted he had no idea why his client failed to appear.
Smith, of Clyde Court , Dalmuir, West Dunbartonshire, is also alleged to have brandished a piece of wood during a scuffle on January 16.
Sheriff Craig Harris issued a warrant for his arrest.