Drugs were stolen during a raid on a town centre pharmacy this afternoon.

The robbery was reported at around 4.20pm today [Tuesday, July 21], with no one injured during the incident at Boots pharmacy.

Police remain at the scene with a spokesperson confirming enquiries are ongoing into a robbery.

A Police Scotland spokesperson said: "We received a report of a robbery that took place within a pharmacy on High Street, Irvine, around 4.20pm on Tuesday, 21 July, 2020.

"Nobody was injured and medication was stolen.

"Enquiries are ongoing."

Police can be contacted on 101, always dial 999 in an emergency.