A man yesterday attempted to grab the Queen's Commonwealth Games baton as it was carried through Kilmarnock in East Ayrshire.

Ian Paton, 18, was walking with the baton when a man ran out and tried to grab it. He was chased by police and later led away by officers.

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The East Ayrshire leg of the Queen's Baton Relay saw it pass through towns and villages including Auchinleck and Galston, and visit the children's ward at Crosshouse Hospital.

l For pictures of the latest leg of the baton relay, see our souvenir pull-out