Saturday, 4 July 2015

Man arrested over assault on 93-year-old woman

Police Scotland has confirmed that a 27-year-old man has been arrested in relation to the assault and robbery of a 93-year-old woman in her Saltcoats home on June 25th.

Ayrshire Police Division appealed for help from the public to identify the man who entered the elderly woman’s house in Argyle Road around 2:00am.  The terrified pensioner is believed to have woken to find the man standing in her bedroom.

The 27-year-old man was arrested today (July 4) and will be held in police custody until appearing at court.

A Police Scotland spokesperson thanked the local public and media for their help in tracing the alleged assailant and robber.

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