AN AYR bar was targetted by thieves less than an hour after PM Boris Johnson announced a coronavirus lockdown. 

Owners at Smiths Bar have been left reeling after two crooks broke into the closed premises around 9.15pm on Monday, March 23. 

Ayr Advertiser:

The pair were caught on CCTV cameras at the town centre venue. 

Smiths Bar shared images of thieves inside the bar on social media. 

A post read: "Warning to fellow premises in Ayr.

"Smiths Bar was broken into last night around 9.15pm

"Hopefully the police catch the 2 low life scum-bags below

"Please keep checking your premises are secure & safe at this difficult time."

A spokesperon for Police Scotland told the Advertiser: "Police received a report at around 9.05am on Tuesday, March 24 of a overnight break-in at a premises on Dalblair Road. Enquiries are ongoing."