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North Ayrshire teacher arrested over 'stalking' offence

A teacher has been suspended following his arrest in connection with a stalking offence, BBC Scotland has learned.

Ross Davidson, 45, a teacher at a school in North Ayrshire, was arrested on Wednesday.

The alleged offences took place between May and July 2014, according to the Crown Office.

A spokesman for North Ayrshire Council confirmed that a teacher had been suspended from his post.

He added: "It would not be appropriate for the council to comment further on matters relating to an individual employee."

A Police Scotland spokeswoman confirmed that they had made an arrest.

"We can confirm that on Wednesday 19 April, a 45-year-old man was arrested in connection with an offence contrary to Section 39 of the Criminal Justice and Licensing Scotland Act 2010," she said.

A report was submitted to the procurator fiscal, she added.

The fiscal at Kilmarnock received the report, according to the Crown Office.

A spokesman said: "The procurator fiscal at Kilmarnock received a report concerning a 45-year-old male, in connection with alleged incidents between May and July 2014.

"The accused was liberated from custody pending further inquiries."

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