Edinburgh, Fife & East Scotland

Witnesses sought for attack on woman, 18

Greyfriars Garden
Image caption The attack happened in Greyfriars Garden, St Andrews

Witnesses are being sought for an attack on a teenager in a Fife street.

The 18-year-old woman was walked with friends along Greyfriars Garden, in St Andrews, at about 01:20 on 1 November when they were approached by two men.

One became verbally abusive towards them, before punching her in the face.

She fell to the ground and was hit again, knocking her unconscious.

An 18-year-old man has previously been charged in connection with the attack.

The woman was taken to hospital by ambulance, where she was treated for concussion.

Sgt Graeme Mathers, of Police Scotland, said: "I am appealing for anyone who witnessed this vicious and unprovoked assault.

"Although we have arrested and charged one person, I am still appealing for anyone who witnessed the assault to contact Police Scotland."

The group of friends had left Golf Place, and were en route to the Vic Cafe on St Mary's Place when the incident happened.

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