Teen arrested after attempted murder in Ayrshire

22 November 2017, 19:03

Police Scotland

A teenager has been arrested for the attempted murder of a 66-year-old man in North Ayrshire

The 16-year-old is being held in police custody following an altercation with the man after leaving a pub in Green Street, Saltcoats, at around 7.30pm on Tuesday.

The 66-year-old victim was taken to Crosshouse Hospital in Kilmarnock where medical staff describe his condition as critical.

Police said report will be sent to the procurator fiscal.