A MAN was due to appear in court after he was arrested for allegedly being found in circumstances where it was inferred he was going to commit theft.

About 10pm on Sunday, September 1, Police Scotland received a report of a 38-year-old man attempting to gain access to a motor vehicle on James Campbell Road, Ayr. Officers attended and traced the man within the vehicle where he began shouting and swearing.

The man was arrested and conveyed to Ayr Police Station where he was held in police custody to appear at Ayr Sheriff Court on Monday, September 2.