• Ayrshire Daily News

Detectives appeal following attempted murder on Craigie Avenue

Detectives are appealing for information following the attempted murder of a man who was found seriously injured at his home in Ayr on Sunday 12 August 2018.

The 54 year old victim was discovered by family members at an address in Craigie Avenue around 5.30pm.

He was taken by ambulance to Ayr Hospital where medical staff describe his condition as critical but stable.

It is unclear how the victim came about his injuries and extensive enquiries are ongoing to establish the full circumstances and the movements of the victim.

Detective Sergeant Barry Walker from Ayr CID said: “The victim was found seriously injured within his home and it is vital that we establish what happened to him and identify the person or persons responsible for this serious crime.

“I would appeal to anyone who was in the area of Craigie Avenue over the weekend and may have heard a disturbance, or noticed anyone behaving suspiciously, to please get in touch.

“Anyone with information is asked to contact Ayr CID via 101, quoting incident number 3231 of Sunday 12 August 2018. Alternatively you can call CRIMESTOPPERS on 0800 555 111 where details can be given in confidence.”