Teenager arrested over attempted murder of 66-year-old
A 16-year-old boy is in custody after the incident outside a pub in North Ayrshire.
A teenager has been arrested in connection with the attempted murder of a 66-year-old man in North Ayrshire.
The 16-year-old boy is being held in police custody following the incident outside the Four Seasons pub on Green Street, Saltcoats, at around 7.30pm on Tuesday.
The 66-year-old was taken to Crosshouse Hospital in Kilmarnock in a critical condition.
It is understood that the teenager will appear at Kilmarnock Sheriff Court on Thursday.
Police said a report will be sent to the procurator fiscal.