A minor has been charged with a sexual offence after being spied acting suspiciously in bushes in Cumbernauld.
Police were called to Hillcrest Court on Tuesday, July 29 amidst claims that a 15 year old boy was engaged in a solo sex act.
On realising that he had been, seen the teen ran off.
However, police have confirmed that they were able to trace him after conducting a quick enquiry which allowed them to identify the male.
A police spokesman said: “The male has now been charged for an alleged contravention of the Sexual Offences Scotland Act 2009.
A report on this incident will be sent to the Childrens’ Panel.