Young People charged after Anti-social Behaviour at Westside Plaza

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Three young people have been reported after a spate of anti-social behaviour at Westside Plaza last week.

Two 13-year-old males have been charged, one in connection for assault and the other in connection with theft. A 10-year-old has also been traced and reported after reports of a 65-year-old woman being assaulted at Wester Hailes library.

Community police sergeant Mark Coull said:

Following reports of anti-social behaviour in the Westside Plaza area of Wester Hailes in Edinburgh, two youths have been charged and one reported in connection with two separate incidents.

Two 13-year-old male youths were traced following a report of a 15-year-old male youth being assaulted on Wednesday, November 15. One was charged in connection with assault and one in connection with theft. The 15-year-old was taken to hospital and released following treatment.

Following a report of a 65-year-old woman being assaulted at Wester Hailes library, a 10-year-old was traced and reported through the appropriate channels.

Anti-social behaviour will not be tolerated and anyone with concerns or wishing to report an incident should contact officers via 101.

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