Man Seriously Assaulted at Rivergate Shopping Centre in Irvine

Rivergate Shopping Centre, Irvine - Photo Credit: elonexoutdoormedia
Rivergate Shopping Centre, Irvine - Photo Credit: elonexoutdoormedia

A 24-year-old man is currently in hospital with serious head injuries following a serious assault in the Rivergate Shopping Centre, Irvine.

The incident happened within the main centre around 2am on Saturday 26th October 2019. The victim was walking with a friend heading from the Bridgegate area towards ASDA when the incident unfolded.

It is alleged the victim was approached by four males, assaulted and as a result received serious head injuries.

Detective Constable Ross Keenan from the CID in Saltcoats said “the only description we have of the suspects is that they described as white, Scottish with local accents and aged around 17-20 years. At the time of the incident one of the men was wearing a light coloured waist length jacket, jeans and trainers, and was of slim build with short red head and about 6ft in height. The three other males were wearing jeans, waist length dark jackets, trainers and were of slim build with short dark hair.

“A member of the public is believed to have attempted to intervene and we are keen to speak with this individual and to anyone with any information as to who these men are.

“Anyone with any information which can help this inquiry is asked to contact Saltcoats CID on 101, quoting the reference number 0345 26/10.” Alternatively if you wish to give information anonymously, please contact CRIMESTOPPERS on 0800 555 111.”