Police seek witnesses after woman robbed in Girvan

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Police in Girvan are appealing for witnesses following a robbery that occurred in the town in the early hours of a Sunday morning.

At around 2.30am on 11 September, a 41 year-old woman was walking along High street in Girvan, near to the rear of the Queens Hotel, when she was approached by an unknown man who demanded money from her before taking possession of her purse.

The purse was returned before the man ran off.

DC Currie from Ayr CID said: “Our enquiries have been ongoing to trace the man responsible. We have been analysing available CCTV and conducting door to door enquiries in the area. At this time we are seeking information from the public.

“This incident happened as the women was walking home after a night out so there may have been other people in the area at this time.

“The man is described as being in his early 20s, white with a Scottish accent and was wearing a dark blue hooded top with white writing or logo on the front.

“If anyone has any information on the incident or was in the area at the time please contact Ayr police office on 101 or if they wish to provide information anonymously the can do so by contact Crime stoppers on 0800 555 111.”