A MAN and a woman were attacked in the street near to Flynn's Boatyard in Girvan.

It is claimed the incident took place at 2.20am on Sunday, April 16 on Bridge Street when a 25-year-old man and a 22-year-old woman were assaulted.

At that time a group of people, believed to be three men and two women, exited a dark coloured vehicle.

They approached the 25-year-old and began to assault him. The 22-year-old stepped into help but was dragged to the ground and assaulted as well.

They then made off in a small hatchback style vehicle and have been described as wearing dark clothing at the time.

Police are continuing their inquiries into the incident and are appealing for witnesses.

Anyone with any information can get in touch with Girvan police office on 101 or contact Crimestoppers where anonymity can be maintained.