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Appeal following robbery in Largs

Published 29 May 2020

Police in Ayrshire are appealing for witnesses following a robbery in Largs.

The incident happened around 12.30am on Friday, 29 May, 2020, on Nelson Street. A 17-year-old man with his dog was threatened with a knife and the suspects then stole his bike and his car - a white Suzuki Alto with the registration NA10 FGV.

The victim later found his bike on Moorburn Road.

The first suspect is described as a white male, 6ft tall with a local accent and was wearing a dark grey North Face hoody with hood up and light grey trackies.

The second suspect is described as 6ft tall with his face partially covered and was wearing red jacket belonging to the victim.

Detective Sergeant Stephen McCulloch, of Saltcoats CID, said: “The victim was not hurt but was left extremely shaken by this incident. Our enquiries are ongoing to trace the suspects and the victim’s car.

“We are particularly keen to speak to a woman who spoke to the victim after the incident and commented on his dog.

“If anyone has any information relating to the incident, or saw anyone matching the descriptions either before or after the incident, they should contact police.”

Anyone with information call 101, quoting incident 0379 of 29 May, or contact Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.


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