A man has been arrested after an alleged theft at a Paisley business.

The incident took place on Arkleston Road on Thursday, April 18, around about 9.30am.

It has been reported that a man entered the premises of a business and distracted staff, whilst allegedly stealing an iPhone.

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Police were notified and an investigation led to a 34-year-old man being arrested the same day of the reported incident.

He is set to appear in court at a later date.

A police spokesperson said: "About 9.30am on Thursday, April 18, a theft occurred at a business premises on Arkleston Road, Paisley.

"A male suspect entered the premises, distracted staff and stole an iPhone.

"Police were contacted and attended. Enquiries were carried out and the male suspect (age 34) was traced later on the same date.

"He was arrested and charged with the offence and will appear at court at a later date."