Glasgow & West Scotland

Images released over assault on man, 61, in Bellshill

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Image caption Police want to trace the man in the CCTV image

Police investigating a serious assault on a 61-year-old man in North Lanarkshire have released CCTV images of a man they want to trace.

The victim was walking into a close in Black Moss Drive, Bellshill, when a man grabbed him from behind.

The attack took place at about 18:00 on 23 September 2013.

The man in the CCTV image is described as white, 25 to 35 years of age, 6ft tall and of medium build with a shaved hair style.

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Image caption Police have issued a description of the man they want to trace
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Image caption Anyone who recognises the man is asked to contact police

He is pictured wearing a blue zipper top with a white t-shirt and blue jeans.

Police have asked anyone who recognises the man to contact them.

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