A man was taken to hospital after an attack at the hands of two men who then fled in a car on a busy Ayr road.

Detectives are now appealing for help from the public after the assault at a bus stop on Prestwick Road at 6.45pm on Thursday, June 20, when two men got out of a grey car and assaulted a 34-year-old.

He was taken to Ayr Hospital for treatment.

Both the men then made off, driving in the direction of Tam’s Brig.

The first man is described as white, stocky build, balding, around 40-years-old with stubble. He was wearing a red football top and white trainers.

The second man is described as white, medium build, short, brown hair and around 40-years-old. He was wearing a grey t-shirt and grey jogging bottoms.

Detective Constable Gillian Wilson said: “Our enquiries are ongoing to trace these men and I would encourage anyone who saw them or knows them to get in touch.

“This assault happened on a busy road and anyone in the area at the time is asked to get in touch if they can help with our investigation.

“In particular, if you have dash-cam footage or private CCTV that could assist then please make contact with us.”

Anyone who can help is asked to get in touch with Police Scotland on 101, quoting incident number 3144 of Thursday, 20 June, 2024, or make a call anonymously to Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111.