A 71-year-old man has dead following fleeing to the aid of his woman who was creature plundered at a store in Ayrshire.
Police force told the looting happened at Wylie’s Newsstand in Springvale Road in Saltcoats at on 15:40 on Fri.
A man introduced the keep and endangered the 63-year-old store employee in a blade up needing cash and escaping in a little sum of cash money.
It is understood the employee’s man heard on the looting and ran to the store, wherever he compressed.
He was undertaken to Crosshouse Clinic, but declared corpse a brief period after.
Police force told the female was intact but leftward really disappointed.
A position-mortem survey to define the reason of the 71-year-old person’s die is due to get location and a paper will be submitted to the prosecutor financial’s office space.
The suspicion who plundered the store is outlined as whites, 5ft 8in high, in a middle construct. He was tiring a dark blue rainfall coat in the cowl up, dark blue denim and a dark shawl cover his person.
Det Insp Mill Normansell told: “the was a really trauma expertise for the 63-year-old store aide who not just incurred the hardship of the looting himself but as well eyewitness the old man crumbling in the ramifications of the occurrence.
“It is urgent how we track the perpetrator and halt him of challenging any future damage and stress and as such a I encourage nobody was in the proximity of Springdale Road in Saltcoats about 15:40 hrs on Fri 12 Jan 2018 and may include seen the suspicion suspended about the region to pin police force at Saltcoats once.”
He added: “I as well circulation to any drivers who were in the region to verify their hyphen cams as they may include seized the suspicion on their chamber. If so, I ask how they as well pin police force promptly.”