A man was arrested in Irvine after officers were called over concerns for the person's welfare.

Officers responded after the man was reported in the Church Street area - with two police vehicles and an ambulance seen parked outside the Rivergate Shopping Centre at around noon today [Tuesday].

Police confirmed the man has since been arrested following the incident - with enquiries ongoing.

A Police Scotland spokesperson said: "Around 11.50am on Tuesday, May 18 police were called to Church Street, Irvine following concern for the behaviour and well-being of a man. He was also reported to have been seen at the Rivergate Centre.

"A man has been arrested in connection with the incident.

"Enquiries are continuing."

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