A teenager has been arrested and charged after a 16-year-old was allegedly slashed at a beach in Ayrshire.
The incident took place at Irvine Beach at around 6.25pm on Monday, July 18.
The 16-year-old was taken to hospital with serious injuries following the attack.
Another teenager, also 16, has been arrested and charged in connection with the incident.
He is due to appear at Kilmarnock Sheriff Court on Friday, July 22.
Detective inspector Stephen McCulloch, from Saltcoats CID, said: “Officers will continue to patrol beaches across Ayrshire as part of the Safer Shores initiative.
“I would like to thank the public for their assistance with this investigation.”