Tayside and Central Scotland

Monifieth 'Good Samaritan' punched in face

A Good Samaritan had his nose broken by a man he was trying to help after finding him lying in the road.

The 53-year-old went to the man's aid when he say him lying near the Tesco store on the High Street in Monifieth, near Dundee.

Tayside Police said the man suffered a broken nose and facial bruising during the assault at about 23:00 on Monday.

The force has appealed for anyone with information about the incident to contact them.

The attacker is thought to be in in his mid-20s. He was described as being about 5ft 7in, of slim build, with a bald head.

Police said he was last seen walking down the High Street in Monifieth.

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