South Scotland

Dumfries unprovoked attack witness plea

Police in Dumfries are seeking witnesses to an "unprovoked attack" on a man by three youths in hooded tops.

The incident happened in Friars Vennel on Saturday at about 22:00.

The 41-year-old victim had just left the Victoria Inn and was making his way towards the Whitesands when he was assaulted.

The attackers punched and kicked him repeatedly and as a result he suffered cuts to the head and a suspected broken nose.

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