Police appeal after a 16-year-old was seriously assaulted in Kilmarnock

Detectives in Kilmarnock are continuing enquiries after a 16 year old was seriously assaulted in Shortlees, Kilmarnock on Thursday 25th April 2019.

Around 5:10 pm, on Thursday 25th April 2019 a 16 year-old teenager was walking on a path near to the roundabout on Methven Avenue at Turnberry Drive in Shortlees, when two men got out a car and assaulted him.

The victim was taken to Crosshouse Hospital, where he was treated for facial injuries, then later released.

The suspects are both described as being in their late teens to early twenties and around 5ft 10 inches in height. One of them had blond hair in a side parting swept to the side and the other had short brown hair.

Detective Constable Stevie Williams from Kilmarnock CID said: “We are still reviewing CCTV images from in and around the area to gain more information this incident and the two men responsible. The area would have been busy on Thursday afternoon, and I would urge anyone who witnessed this incident take place, or who has any information that will assist our investigation to come forward.

Anyone with information is asked to call officers at Kilmarnock Police Office through 101 quoting reference UC05370419. Alternatively, please call Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111 where information can be given anonymously.

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