Schoolgirl stopped after serious assault and robberies in Cumbernauld

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A teenage girl has been stopped by police following a spate of violent incidents in Cumbernauld on Saturday night.

The case involves serious assault against an adult female plus a violent robbery of two other teenage girls.

The incident kicked off in Carbrain when a couple at home in Glenhove Road were disturbed by the sound of glass being smashed outside their front door at 7.45pm.

They spied a group of youths including a 15-year-old girl who attacked the male before turning on the female- in what is being classified as a serious assault.

The lady had to be rushed to hospital but the 15-year-old girl made off -only to allegedly commit a fresh offence around one hour later, in Kildrum’s Corbiston Way.

Here, two girls, aged 14 and 15-years-old, were allegedly attacked in the street by the same teenager.

She allegedly stole their mobile phones in the attack.

Police enquiries continued and officers succeeded in tracing the girl who was then taken to a police station in Glasgow’s Cathcart.

The story has generated much comment on Facebook - amidst some discussion of how the teenager was finally traced.

Police have now confirmed that the girl involved was finally detected in the hospital where the first alleged victim was receiving treatment.

The alleged victim’s partner saw the girl in the vicinity of the Accident and Emergency area and quickly contacted officers - who then turned up at the hospital to take the alleged offender away.