South Scotland

Police seek witnesses to assault in Dumfries

Police in Dumfries are appealing for witnesses following a serious assault.

A 32-year-old man suffered a head injury in the incident, which took place in the town's Golf Avenue at about 0710 BST on Wednesday.

He was taken to Dumfries and Galloway Royal Infirmary for treatment.

Police said they had cordoned off the area and were conducting a full crime scene examination. Anyone with any information about the incident is asked to contact police.

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