Two men have been arrested and charged in connection with a serious assault on Ayr's Racecourse Road.

The incident took place at around 7am, on Monday, February 8, when a 29-year old man was assaulted.

Police arrested a 29-year-old man and charged him in connection with the incident.

A 20-year-old man was also arrested and charged in connection with the incident, but was released on an undertaking to appear before Ayr Sheriff Court at a later date.

Chief Inspector Brian Anderson, Local Area Commander for South Ayrshire said: “I am aware of the concern this incident caused within the local community and would like to thank everyone who assisted with our enquiries.

“Anyone with further information regarding this incident can contact Police Scotland through 101, quoting incident number 0532 of Monday, February 8. Alternatively you can call Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555.”