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Man arrested after Kilwinning church robbery and assault

St Winin's Church in Kilwinning Image copyright Google
Image caption The robbery took place at St Winin's Church in Kilwinning on Tuesday afternoon

A man has been arrested following a robbery at a church in Ayrshire.

Police had appealed for information after an incident at St Winin's church in Kilwinning on Tuesday during which the priest was assaulted.

Officers said a 27-year-old man had been arrested in connection with the incident and was in police custody.

He is due to appear at Kilmarnock Sheriff Court later.

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