A MAN allegedly harassed teenage girls outside an Irvine fast food restaurant in the retail park and tried to get them in his car

Ismat Abdul Raheem al Jndi, 35, faces a charge of threatening or abusive behaviour likely to cause fear and alarm at the car park to the front of McDonalds drive-through restaurant at the Riverway Retail Park, Irvine, on December 29 back in 2019.

The complaint states the accused approached the girls aged 14 and 17 years old and uttered ‘alarming comments’ towards them.

It’s alleged he then asked the girls to get into his car while staring at them and revving the engine.

The charge adds the accused also allegedly following them – causing fear and alarm.

Ismat Abdul Raheem al Jndi, of Netherlee Crescent, Dalry, pleaded not guilty to the allegation when his case was called at Kilmarnock Sheriff Courtlast week [Wednesday, May 12].

He will appear in court to face the charge again at a later date.

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