South Scotland

Serious Annan assault witnesses sought

Police have appealed for witnesses after a 45-year-old man was left in hospital following a serious assault in Dumfries and Galloway.

The incident happened at about 1300 BST on Thursday in the Silverlaw area of Annan.

The victim suffered serious injuries to his arm and was taken to Dumfries Infirmary for treatment.

Police said they were following a "positive line of inquiry" but are still seeking information.

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