Glasgow & West Scotland

Arrest after man badly hurt in Lanark street attack

A man has been arrested over an attack in South Lanarkshire which resulted in the alleged victim requiring hospital treatment for a fractured skull.

The 25-year-old was walking with a female friend when he was attacked in High Street, Lanark, shortly after midnight on Friday.

Police Scotland said that a 27-year-old man had been arrested in connection with the incident.

He was due to appear at Lanark Sheriff Court on Tuesday.

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