TWO 14-year-old girls from Clydebank have been charged with assault after allegedly attacking another teenager in the centre of Helensburgh.

The incident took place near Helensburgh Central railway station on the evening of Thursday, June 27.

A 17-year-old female was said to be making her way towards the railway station with a friend when she was approached by two other girls who were abusive towards her.

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The two females reportedly continued to follow the victim to the station before allegedly punching her to the face and head.

Police attended the scene shortly before 9pm and arrested the two 14-year-olds, who were returned home and charged in the presence of parents.

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The 17-year-old victim suffered no injuries as a result of the attack and a report has been sent to the Children’s Reporter.