A MAN has been arrested for allegedly chasing two teenage girls.

It is believed two 14-year-old girls were allegedly approached by the 37-year-old man after coming out of Scotmid.

The incident allegedly happened on Friday at 6pm in New Cumnock.

A spokesperson for Police Scotland said: "A 37-year-old man has been arrested and charged. A report has been sent to the Procurator Fiscal."