Tayside and Central Scotland

Teenager held after man seriously hurt in Dundee street attack

Police have detained an 18-year-old man after an attack in Dundee left a 38-year-old man with serious injuries.

Tayside Police said the teenager was assisting them with their inquiries following an assault on Strathmartine Road at about 21:30 BST on Tuesday.

The victim initially declined medical assistance, but was found unconscious the following day.

He was taken to Ninewells Hospital in Dundee, where he is understood to be in a critical condition.

The 38-year-old had suffered facial injuries in the incident.

Officers have asked anyone who can help them with their investigation to come forward.

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