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Gang attack man in his own home in West Lothian

A man has been treated in hospital after a gang burst into his West Lothian home and attacked him during the night.

The 26-year-old man was attacked in the property in Mosside Drive, Blackburn by four men who burst into his house at about 11:30 on Friday.

He was dragged to the ground, suffering cuts to his face body and arm where he had been punched and kicked.

He was treated in St John's Hospital in Livingston.

There is no description available of any of the attackers.

A Lothian and Borders Police spokesman said: "We are appealing for anyone who may have been in the Mosside Drive area on Friday night, and who may have seen a group of men acting suspiciously to contact police."

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