A PATNA man faces charges of sexually assaulting two girls at Irvine beach.

Wallace Campbell, 30, faces a charge of sexualy assaulting one female, allegedly grabbiing hold of her and forcing his lips and then tongue into her mouth on July 21, 2021.

The accused, of Carnshalloch Avenue, Patna, also faces a second sexual assault charge, of allegedly grabbing hold of a second female and then kissing her.

Mr Campbell, who appeared in Kilmarnock Sheriff Court represented by Peter Murray on behalf of defence solicitor Tony Currie, pleaded not guilty to the allegations.

Bail was granted and he will return to court to face the charges at a later date.