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Man arrested after woman stabbed in Prestwick Spar shop

Spar store on St Quivox Road in Prestwick Image copyright Google
Image caption The incident took place at the Spar store on St Quivox Road in Prestwick on Monday morning

A 40-year-old man has been arrested following an alleged serious assault in a shop in South Ayrshire.

Police were called to the Spar shop on St Quivox Road, Prestwick, just after 07:00 on Monday following reports a 60-year-old female employee had been hurt.

BBC Scotland understands the woman was stabbed during the incident and required hospital treatment.

The 40-year-old man who was arrested is expected to appear from police custody at Ayr Sheriff Court later.

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