A man has been arrested after an 82-year-old woman was robbed in her own home.

The pensioner lost a three-figure sum of cash and several items of jewellery in the theft, which happened at around 8pm on Monday in South Beach, Troon, South Ayrshire.

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The woman was uninjured but was left upset at the loss of some of her family heirlooms.

Police Scotland said a 28-year-old man has been arrested in connection with the incident.

He is being held in police custody and is expected to appear at Ayr Sheriff Court.

A report will be sent to the procurator fiscal.