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Man found on West Lothian path with head injury

Police are appealing for witnesses after a man was found with a serious head injury on a path in West Lothian.

The man, in his 30s, was found just after 05:00 on Wednesday lying on the ground between Talisman Rise and Templar Rise in Dedridge, Livingston.

He had sustained a "significant" head injury and was taken by ambulance to St John's Hospital in Livingston.

Police Scotland said the man remains in a stable condition.

DC Iain Duncan, of Police Scotland, said: "At this stage of inquiry we do not know what has happened to this man and we are now working to ascertain the full set of circumstances.

"Today, I urge anyone who was in the area between midnight and 6am on Wednesday and who has information relevant to our investigation to please come forward immediately."

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