South Scotland

Dumfries lane attack victim seriously hurt

Police have launched an investigation after a man suffered serious facial injuries in an attack in Dumfries.

The 33-year-old was assaulted in the town's Park Lane at about 19:45 on Monday.

After the incident two men, both in their late teens, were seen walking away from the scene.

Police said there was "little or no description" of the attacker other than he was about 5ft 10in and wore a cream-coloured top.

The victim was taken to Dumfries and Galloway Royal Infirmary after the attack.

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