A man has appeared in court after several alleged thefts and break-ins across Kilwinning and the Three Towns - including Robert W Service Court.

Christopher Francis Archibald, 33, of Ardrossan, faced 12 charges when he appeared before Kilmarnock Sheriff Court on Thursday, April 19.

Archibald is accused of two charges of theft by housebreaking, six charges of theft, one charge of attempted housebreaking with intent to steal, two charges of being in or on a building with intent to commit theft and one charge of threatening or abusive behaviour.

The charges are connected to the alleged incidents at Robert W Service Court in Kilwinning and Springvale Court and Barnet Court in Saltcoats.

Archibald made no plea to the alleged offences and was committed for further examination and remanded in custody.

He will return to court at a later date.