A 26-year-old is due in court for alleged involvement in a mugging outside an Irvine shop.

A man has been arrested and charged in connection with a robbery in the Thornhouse Avenue area of Irvine around 10.30am on Monday, February 10.

The 26-year-old man has also been reported for other incidents in the Irvine area and is due to appear at Kilmarnock Sheriff Court today (Wednesday, February 12).

Detective Constable Ross Keenan, from Saltcoats CID, said: “I would like to thank the public for their assistance while our investigation into these incidents was underway.”