POLICE are on the hunt for a tattooed thug after two men were seriously assaulted in Prestwick on Saturday night. 

The appeal for information comes after two men, aged 23 and 34, were assaulted on Main Street, Prestwick on Saturday, August 3.

Around 9pm the two men were in the centre of Main Street when they were assaulted by a man described as white, 5’8, heavy build with a shaved head and tattooed arms. He was wearing a white t-shirt.

The suspect then made off from the scene in the direction of St Quivox Road, Prestwick.

The two injured men attended Ayr Hospital where they were treated for their injuries before being released.

Detective Constable Christopher Rae of Ayr CID said: “This was a totally unprovoked and vicious attack which left two young men with serious injuries therefore it is vital that we trace the person responsible"

“I know that there were a number of people who attempted to stop the assault and I ask that if any of these people who have not already spoken to police, please contact them immediately. I also urge anyone else who was assaulted during this incident to come forward"

“Anyone who has information or anyone who has captured any footage on their cameras should contact police at Ayr CID via telephone number 101 quoting incident number 4816 of 3 August 2019.”

Alternatively calls can be made to Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111 where anonymity can be maintained.