Teenage girls charged following youth disorder

Officers from Midlothian Community Action Team have been carrying out enquiries into the recent disorder in Dalkeith town centre caused by various youths.

Thursday, 25th March 2021, 5:00 am
Pic Lisa Ferguson . Dalkieth Town Centre

As a result of issues with Lothian Bus Services being targeted, teenage girls have been identified and charged.

A 14-year-old was charged with two instances of culpable and reckless conduct and a shopli fting. She will be reported to the Youth Justice Officer.

A 16-year old female was also charged with two instances of culpable and reckless c onduct and released with a bail curfew condition to remain within her home address between 7pm and 7am.

Midlothian Area Commander, Arron Clinkscales, said: "This behaviour will not be accepted and the police will act robustly to deal with all incidents of this nature."