A 20-year-old man has been arrested and charge in connection with the assault on a 17-year-old man in Dalry.

The teenager was with a friend walking along Peden Avenue near St Margaret's Avenue at around 8.20pm on Saturday night when he became involved in an altercation with another man which resulted in him being stabbed.

The man will appear in Kilmarnock Sheriff Court later this afternoon.

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A Police Scotland spokesperson said: "A 20-year-old man has been arrested and charged in connection with the alleged serious assault of a 17-year-old man in Peden Avenue, Dalry, Ayrshire on Saturday, 9 October, 2021.

"He is due to appear at Kilmarnock Sheriff Court on Wednesday, 13 October, 2021."