Attempted murder probe after attack in supermarket car park

Thirty-five-year-old man in stable condition in hospital after being assaulted in Ayr on Sunday evening.

Attempted murder probe after attack in supermarket car park Police Scotland

Police in Ayr have started an attempted murder investigation after a man was attacked in a supermarket car park.

The 35-year-old was assaulted in the car park of the Aldi on Main Street at 10.45pm on Sunday.

He was taken to Ayr hospital for treatment, where his condition is described as stable.

The suspect is described as having a medium build, 5ft 9ins, around 30, with short brown hair. At the time of the incident he was wearing a red jacket.

Chief Inspector Brian Anderson, area commander at South Ayrshire, said: “Inquiries are currently ongoing to establish the full circumstances surrounding this incident.

“I would urge anyone who has any information that could assist with our investigation to get in contact with police.

“Similarly, if anyone has any dashcam or CCTV footage that can assist with our enquiries I would ask that you come forward.

“There will be an increased police presence in the area and if you have any concerns I would encourage you to speak to officers.”

Police can be contacted on 101 quoting incident number 4037. Alternatively, Crimestoppers can be contacted on 0800 555 111.