Man arrested after teenager injured in ‘stabbing attack’

A 17-year-old was treated for stab wounds following an incident on Saturday night.

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Police: Confirmed man's arrest on Wednesday.

A man has been arrested in connection with a stabbing attack in Ayrshire.

The 20-year-old has been charged with serious assault over the incident that took place on Peden Avenue, Dalry, on Saturday.

Emergency services were called to the scene at around 8.20pm and a 17-year-old boy was taken to the Queen Elizabeth University Hospital in Glasgow where he was treated for stab wounds.

Police confirmed on Wednesday that the 20-year-old has since been arrested and charged.

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A spokesman for the force said: “A man has been arrested and charged over the incident and is due to appear at court on Wednesday.”

The incident was not connected to a death at nearby St Margaret’s Avenue, Dalry, the following day.

A 38-year-old man has been charged in connection with the murder of 23-year-old Sean McKay on Sunday.