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Two in court charged with Livingston murder attempt

Two men have appeared in court charged with attempted murder following an alleged attack at a house in West Lothian.

Justin Mallon, 31, and Owen McLaughlin, 34, both from Livingston, appeared on petition at Livingston Sheriff Court.

They were both accused of assault to injury, danger of life and attempted murder at a house in Camps Riggs, Livingston.

They made no plea and were remanded in custody for further inquiries.

Police had been called to the house at about 21:20 on Saturday following reports that a man had been seriously injured.

The 36-year-old was taken to Edinburgh Royal Infirmary where he remains in a critical but stable condition.

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