A 26 year old man is in a coma in the Intensive Care Unit of Can Misses hospital after being attacked at a cash point on Tuesday 27th August.

Gavin Roberton from East Ayrshire was on a stag do with friends and was due to fly home the following morning when he was randomly attacked at a cash point. His mother, Kirsty McMaster told the Scottish Daily Record that her son was at a cash point when a male approached him from behind, punched him in the side of the head before running off, “one punch put my son in a coma”.

Gavin sustained a fractured skull as well as bruising and bleeding on his brain.

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Scottish Tourist In Coma Following ATM Attack

His mother Kirsty and her sister Paula have travelled to Ibiza to be at her sons bedside. Gavin is currently in a stable condition, however the extent of his injuries are unknown at present. 

A Facebook fundraising page has been set up. As is the case for many young travellers, Gavin did not have travel insurance. 

 

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Scottish Tourist In Coma Following ATM Attack