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Teenagers sought over attack on man in West Lothian

Leven Walk, Livingston Image copyright Google

Two teenagers who attacked a man causing him a serious head injury are being sought by police in West Lothian.

The incident happened in Leven Walk in Livingston at about 18:15 on Thursday.

The 19-year-old was treated in hospital after he was hit with a weapon by the pair.

Both attackers are thought to be in their mid-teens. The first was about 5ft 2in with black hair. He was wearing a light blue jacket and denim jeans.

The second attacker was about 5ft 7in with brown hair and was wearing a dark blue jacket and denim jeans.

Det Sgt David McMillan, of Police Scotland, said: "This was a violent, unprovoked attack that left a young man needing hospital treatment.

"I'm particularly keen to trace any witnesses who saw the incident or the suspects in the area around the time of the assault."

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