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Van driver injured in Dundee gang assault

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Image caption The driver was assaulted at the junction after leaving his vehicle

A 28-year-old van driver has been assaulted after an altercation with a group of men in a Dundee street.

The driver had stopped at traffic lights at the junction of Blackness Avenue and Perth Road but could not proceed as a group of men blocked his way.

After getting out of his van, an argument took place and the man was assaulted.

He sustained facial injuries and was taken to hospital for treatment.

The incident happened at about 13:30 on Wednesday.

Police Scotland said the suspects were aged between 18-20 years and wearing dark clothing.

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