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Man left critical after 'vicious' attack in Aberdeen

Police at Golf Road scene
Image caption Police have appealed for any witnesses to contact them

A man was left in a critical condition in hospital after being attacked by as many as 10 people in Aberdeen.

The 57-year-old victim was found with serious head injuries on Golf Road in Seaton at about 1830 BST on Thursday.

Grampian Police Det Insp Cameron Preston said: "This was a vicious assault that resulted in the victim sustaining serious head injuries."

The force appealed for anyone who saw a group of people in the area at the time to contact them.

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