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Man seriously injured in assault by group of youths in Dundee

A man suffered serious head injury when he was attacked by a group of youths in Dundee.

The 45-year-old was walking from Lothian Crescent to Ormiston Crescent in the city at about 23:30 on Tuesday when he was attacked.

As well as the head injury he was being treated at Ninewells Hospital for a fractured collar bone and cracked ribs.

The youths were aged between 15 and 17, wearing hooded tops. Police are appealing for witnesses.

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