A boy aged 11 was tasered by police officers at Craig Tara Holiday Park.

Footage shared online and with media outlet The Scottish Sun seems to show a young boy holding a knife in his hand, pointing it towards police officers.

He is told to put the knife down by officers as they approach him.

The boy is then seen to be tasered by police.

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It has been reported that the incident, which occurred on March 22, is now being probed by police watchdogs.

Police Scotland confirmed a taser was discharged, adding they’ve reported the incident to the Police Investigations and Review Commissioner.

A Police Scotland spokesman said: “This incident was resolved with no serious injuries. There was no risk to the wider public.”