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Two men charged over attempted murder in Bathgate

Bathgate attack scence
Image caption The 65-year-old man was attacked in a house in Lothian Street in Bathgate

Two 18-year-old men have been charged with attempted murder following an attack on a 65-year-old man at a house in West Lothian.

A large police operation was launched after the incident in Lothian Street, Bathgate, on 16 September.

A spokesman for Police Scotland said a report had now been submitted to the procurator fiscal.

Both teenagers are expected to appear in court at a later date.

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