A 15-YEAR-OLD girl has been arrested in connection with a "vicious and unprovoked" assault on a shop worker who had part of his ear bitten off. 

The teen is suspected of being involved in an attack on a 38-year-old man in the doorway of Corky's, in Broomlands Street, Paisley. 

The victim had to have emergency surgery to re-attach his ear after being "jumped on" by a group of teenagers, who had been refused alcohol, on Saturday night. 

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Paisley cops launched a manhunt to find a girl and boy behind the attack and this morning charged the 15-year-old in connection with the incident. 

They are still trying to trace the teenage boy and are understood to be following a positive line of enquiry. 

A report will be submitted to the procurator fiscal and the children's reporter. 

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