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Police appealing for information after man assaulted in Kilwinning

SERIOUS ASSAULT – KILWINNING, AYRSHIRE


Police Scotland is appealing for information after a man was assaulted in the Pennyburn area of Kilwinning on Sunday 17th June 2018.

Around 7.30pm, the 44-year-old man was attacked from behind by two men as he walked along Cranberry Head and struck several times before the suspects made off on foot.

Emergency services were called and the victim was taken to Crosshouse Hospital for treatment to a broken ankle and a deep laceration to his mouth.

Detective Constable George Robertson from Saltcoats CID said: “This was a violent attack which left the man badly injured. Extensive enquiries are now underway to trace the people responsible.”

“I would appeal to anyone who was in the Pennyburn area around 7.30pm and witnessed a disturbance or anything suspicious to please get in touch.”

“Anyone with information is asked to contact Saltcoats CID via 101, quoting incident number 3556 of Sunday, 17th June 2018. Alternatively you can call CRIMESTOPPERS on 0800 555 111 where details can be given in confidence.”

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