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Man arrested after an assault with intent to Rob in Kilmarnock


On Thursday 29th November, police in Kilmarnock arrested a 44 year old man for an alleged assault on an 81 year old woman with intent to rob her of her belongings in the Kilmarnock area. This man was held in police custody.

Chief Inspector Gillian Docherty, Area Commander for East Ayrshire said:

“Violent crime is a priority for policing in East Ayrshire and we will continue to target those involved in these types of crime.

“Local officer’s have carried out extensive enquiries into this incident which has resulted in the person responsible being arrested and put before the court."

“If you have information relating to crime in your area, please contact Police Scotland by calling 101 (always dial 999 in an emergency) or call Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.

“If you wish further advice, contact your local Crime Prevention Officer at Kilmarnock Police office by calling 101.”

There are steps which our communities can take to improve home security, this information and other crime prevention advice can be found on the Keep Safe pages of our website:

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