Man, 60, arrested over chip shop ‘assault’ on boys

A 60-year-old man has been arrested after allegedly assaulting two schoolboys in a chip shop.

The incident happened on Friday, May 5, at Marco’s Fish and Chips on Caldon Road in Irvine, North Ayrshire.

A 12-year-old boy and his friend, aged 13, were allegedly attacked in the shop.

Neither of them sustained injury and police launched an investigation.

A Police Scotland spokesman said: “We are aware of reports on social media regarding this incident and can now confirm that a 60-year-old man has been arrested for an alleged assault.

“A full report will be sent to the procurator fiscal.”