South Scotland

Teenager arrested over Dumfries pensioner attack

Lochfield Road Image copyright Google
Image caption The arrest follows an incident on Lochfield Road on Monday

A 15-year-old boy has been arrested in connection with an attack on a 73-year-old man in Dumfries.

It followed an incident on the town's Lochfield Road at about 17:30 on Monday.

Police had appealed for witnesses and had asked anyone in the area at the time to contact them.

They confirmed that a teenager had now been arrested in relation to the incident.

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