A man has been charged after a woman and her dog were allegedly assaulted in Irvine.

The alleged offence took place at around 6.30pm on Tuesday, August 20 while the woman was out walking her dog.

The woman and her dog were allegedly attacked by a man who then left the scene.

Both the woman and the dog were said to have suffered minor injuries as a result.

A spokesman for Police Scotland said: “Enquires are ongoing into the incident however a 49-year-old man from Irvine has been charged with an offence.”