Parents were urged to ensure they know their children's whereabouts following fires, disruption and underage drinking at a Fife beach.
Police patrols are being stepped up to combat marauding packs of Arbroath youngsters creating havoc in the town.
A shock spike in city centre vandalism and youth disturbance will see extra patrols deployed on the streets of Perth.
The area around Forfar’s old leisure centre is becoming a magnet for youngsters gathering in groups up to 30-strong to drink and cause havoc.
Drunk and violent teenagers are forcing a family to leave their home after turning a Kirkcaldy neighbourhood into a “war zone”.