A 15-YEAR-OLD girl has been charged with theft after she allegedly stole a bicycle from outside a Helensburgh pub.

Police officers spotted the teenager with the bike in the town on Monday, April 8, and confirmed that it had been taken from outside The Clyde Bar earlier the same night.

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The bike was returned to its 64-year-old owner who had left it outside in the street while inside the premises.

The teenager was charged with theft following the allegation she had stolen the bike and a report has been sent to the reporter to the children’s panel.