Lucky escape for youngster who had been drinking with friends in Cumbernauld.
A 12-year-old boy under the influence of alcohol was found unconscious by a roadside suffering from hypothermia.
He was discovered on Friday night by a couple in Cumbernauld, North Lanarkshire, after he had become separated from his friends.
He was suffering the effects of freezing temperatures and was lying in bushes near Dullatur roundabout in the Westerwood area of the town when he was found.
The man and woman who discovered him contacted the emergency services and tended to him until an ambulance arrived.