A gentleman who collapsed outside a popular Irvine pub is back in the care of his family, say police.

The man was seen by passersby on the ground outside the doorway of the Delta Bar in Bridgegate at around midday on Thursday [January 27] - with cops later seen coming to his assistance and taking him away.

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After their involvement and concern from residents, Police Scotland confirmed he was found outside the premises under the influence and left in the care of his family.

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