A MAN was allegedly trying to steal material from a bowling club roof in Ayr at the weekend.

The 37-year-old was arrested after he was found on the rood of Hawkhill Bowling Club appearing to be throwing tiles onto the ground.

The incident happened at around 2am on Saturday, September 21.

Spotted by people nearby, police were contacted and attended the bowling club where they discovered the man.

At this time, the man was arrested and conveyed to Ayr police Station where he was held in police custody to appear at Ayr Sheriff Court.