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Man suffers serious injuries after unprovoked attack in Blantyre

Police are appealing for information after a man was seriously assaulted in Blantyre in the early hours of Sunday morning.

The 51-year-old male was attacked by two men and suffered a serious head and facial injury at around 1am.

Emergency services attended and the man was taken to hospital for treatment to his injuries.

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The first suspect is described as a white male, approximately 6ft, heavy build, wearing all dark clothing with hood up.

The second suspect is described as white male, approximately 6ft, slim/medium build and wearing a blue top and black shorts.

DC Gareth Laird told Lanarkshire Live : “This appears to be an unprovoked attack and we are still checking relevant CCTV images for any additional information.

Man suffers serious injuries after unprovoked attack in Blantyre

“I would urge anyone who was in the area on Saturday evening or early hours of Sunday morning to come forward with any information they may have.

“Likewise, I would be keen to hear about any vehicles which may have been seen entering or leaving the surrounding streets around this time.

“It may not have seemed important at the time but the information may prove significant to our investigation.”

Anyone with information is asked to contact 101 quoting incident number 0315 of Sunday, August 29, 2021. Alternatively, you can call Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111 where details can be given anonymously.

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