Youths charged over anti-social behaviour in Linlithgow

Several youths have been charged in connection with anti-social behaviour in Linlithgow at the weekend.

Friday, 13th September 2019, 1:37 pm
Police say they are concerned about a rise in large groups of youths causing disorder in Linlithgow town centre. Pic: Police Scotland/Google Maps

Police have called on parents to be aware where their children are going on Friday and Saturday nights amid reports of a rise in large groups of youths gathering in the town centre at weekends.

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In a statement released today, police in West Lothian said: "Unfortunately there have also been incidents of anti-social behaviour and damage to property.

Police say they are concerned about a rise in large groups of youths causing disorder in Linlithgow town centre. Pic: Police Scotland/Google Maps

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"The over consumption of alcohol is of particular concern and can lead a young person being vulnerable and exposed to danger.

"Several persons young persons were charged at the weekend due to their conduct and we would again appeal to parents to be intrusive as to the whereabouts of their children to ensure their safety."