A WOMAN was arrested for allegedly stealing £30 worth of Christmas lights from Home Hardware in Ayr.

On Friday, December 1 police were dealing with the 30-year-old woman in relation to another matter when they discovered the goods they believed to be stolen.

It is alleged that after phoning a store located in Arran Mall, it was confirmed they had been taken unlawfully and the woman was arrested.

She was due to appear at Ayr Sheriff Court on Monday, November 4. As we went to press there were no updates on the situation.