South Scotland

Man arrested over Dumfries assault

White Hart Hotel Image copyright Google
Image caption The arrest follows an incident outside the White Hart Hotel in the early hours of Sunday morning

A 24-year-old man has been arrested in connection with an assault in Dumfries which left another man in hospital with serious head injuries.

The casualty, aged 44, is being treated in the Western General Hospital in Edinburgh.

It follows an incident outside the White Hart Hotel in Brewery Street just before 01:00 on Sunday.

Another man was also treated for facial injuries.

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