A MAN has been arrested after allegedly trying to shoplift a store and threaten security staff in a Paisley retail park.

At around 4.30pm on Friday, November 17, a man reportedly tried to remove property from TK Maxx at Phoenix Retail Park.

When challenged by security officers he brandished a large knife, police said.

After extensive enquiries a 41-year-old man has been traced and charged with a number of offences in connection with the incident and will appear in court.