Gang of youths storm shop and attack on 60-year-old worker caught on CCTV

By Tara Fitzpatrick

A Scots newsagents have issued an appeal for support after a gang of youths stormed into the store and attached a 60-year-old member of staff.

News For U in Kilmarnock published CCTV images of Facebook of the people responsible for the incident.

The say a staff member was attacked by the group on Friday, October 9 and comes following a range of theft and antisocial behaviour at the store.

An image of one of the teens said to be responsible captured on CCTV (News For U)

Two days before the attack the shop owner says the same group smashed a glass door at the premises.

The smashed glass door in the store (News For U)

In a post they said: “Don’t believe this group attacked my 60-year-old staff member today.

“Two days before they broke a shop glass door and today they are trying to steel again in shop and get caught.

One of the CCTV images captured inside News For U (News For U)

“I’m fed up calling the police, there’s nothing much police can do.”

The shop have appealed to the parents of the teens to stop them from stealing from the store.

He said: “This is my message to their parents and request to please stop them stealing!

“It’s reported to police they still don’t stop.”

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