A MAN has been arrested and charged with possession of a knife and stealing a motorbike in Renfrew.

Police were called to Symington Crescent at around 11.30pm on Thursday over reports of a man acting suspiciously in the area.

It is alleged he also brandished a knife at members of the public.

A 38-year-old suspect was detained a short time later and was due to appear at Paisley Sheriff Court on Friday.

Police said he was in possession of a motorcycle and a knife was also seized.

The bike was later returned to its owner.

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