A GLASGOW shopping centre is carrying out random bag searches on its customers.

Silverburn Shopping Centre, in Pollok, announced that its security team will be conducting "random cursory bag searches" throughout the day.

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Staff have added that this measure does not relate to any specific threat.

A Silverburn spokeswoman said: "This is part of our enhanced security procedures following recent events and the increased national threat level. 

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"The safety of our customers and colleagues remains our number one priority. Customers should remain alert but not alarmed, and should report anything suspicious to the police."

The UK terror threat level is currently "severe" in the wake of the Parsons Green terror attack.