A man was taken to hospital after being robbed by three suspects with Liverpudlian accents in Kilmarnock.
At around 7.50am on Thursday, the 54-year-old was threatened, pushed to the ground and robbed of personal effects by the group on Cruachan Place.
Emergency services attended and he was taken by ambulance to Crosshouse Hospital for treatment for his injuries. He has since been discharged.
The suspects are described as white, in their 30s and had Liverpudlian accents.
The first man had a ginger beard and was wearing glasses, jeans and a jacket. The other two men were wearing dark tracksuits, with one being described as having short black hair and stubble.
Detective sergeant Jamie Carruth, Police Scotland, said: “Our investigation is continuing to establish the circumstances surrounding this robbery and to trace the three men responsible.
“Officers are carrying out enquiries in the area and gathering CCTV images. Local additional police patrols will be carried out.
“I would urge any witnesses to this robbery or anyone with personal footage or information that may assist our enquiry to contact us via 101 quoting reference number 3316 of January 26.
“Alternatively, Crimestoppers can be contacted anonymously on 0800 555 111.”