Tayside and Central Scotland

Road closed after serious assault in Falkirk

A 28-year-old man has been arrested and is being held in police custody after a serious assault on a man in Falkirk.

Roads in the Camelon area of Falkirk, around the junction of the main A803 and Glenfuir Road, were closed for about six hours following the incident, at about 1600 BST.

A spokesman for Central Scotland Police said the victim of the attack, who has not been named, was critically ill.

Police conducted a major investigation at the scene.