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Four teenagers charged with attempted murder in Dumfries

Disturbance scene Image copyright Police Scotland
Image caption The charges follow a disturbance at a house in the town on Tuesday night

Four teenagers have been charged with attempted murder following a disturbance at a house in Dumfries.

Police arrested the youths - two aged 16 and the others 19 and 15 - after an incident in the town's Barrie Avenue at about 21:30 on Tuesday night.

As a result a 33-year-old man was taken to Dumfries Infirmary with injuries which have been described as serious.

A short Police Scotland statement confirmed a report would be submitted to the procurator fiscal.

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