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Man and woman charged following Inverness assault

Morrisons filling station Image copyright Google
Image caption The injured man was found in Millburn Road near the Morrisons filling station

A man and woman have been charged following a serious assault in Millburn Road, Inverness.

Police arrested the pair after a 52-year-old man was found with severe head injuries at about 01:20 on Sunday.

The man, 20, was charged with assault to serious injury and perverting the course of justice. The woman, 21, was charged with perverting the course of justice.

The victim remains in hospital in a critical but stable condition.

Police thanked the public and said the social media response was particularly helpful.

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