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Man violently assaulted at Ayr station - Ayrshire



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Detectives from British Transport Police are appealing for witnesses after a man was assaulted at Ayr station on Saturday (11/11) evening at approximately 11.50pm. 
The victim, a man in his twenties, had joined the 11pm ScotRail service with his girlfriend at Glasgow Central heading towards Ayr. As they attempted to leave the service at Ayr, the man’s girlfriend was harassed by a group of men. 
The victim asked the group of men to stop, at which point one of the males then punched the victim multiple times to the head. 
The suspect and the other men then made off from the scene. 
The victim was taken to hospital where he required multiple stiches to a facial laceration.  
One of the suspects is described as being a white male, approximately 6ft 1ins with short spikey black hair. He was wearing a long cream jacket and had a Burberry scarf on. He was also wearing tanned chinos and black shoes. 
Anyone who was in the area at the time and saw what happened are asking to get in touch by sending a text to 61016 or by calling 0800 40 50 40 quoting reference 10 of 12/11/2017. 
Alternatively, you can pass information anonymously to Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111.

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