A GROUP of youths in Ayr has gone viral after a video of them driving a steamroller through an estate was posted on social media.

The video, posted to Twitter on Thursday, October 14 shows several youngsters enjoying themselves atop a steamroller as it makes its way through Ayr's Wallacetown scheme.

The youths are seen singing and dancing in the video, which now has over 250,000 views online.

A report has since been made to local police.

A Police Scotland spokesperson said: "We received a report of youths who had stolen a tarmac roller and were driving it along Whitletts Road, Ayr.

"The incident happened around 10pm on Wednesday, October 13.

"Officers traced the machinery in the Russell Drive area and it has been returned to the owners.

"Enquiries are ongoing.

"Anyone who has any information relating to this incident should contact us on 101 quoting incident number 3552 of 13 October.

"Alternatively contact Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111."

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