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Men charged over two attempted murders in Armadale

Two men have appeared in court charged with attempted murder following an attack of two men in West Lothian.

The incident happened at an address in West Main Street in Armadale, at about 20:40 on Tuesday.

Stuart Robertson, 27, and John Cowan, 18, both faced a charge of assault to severe injury, permanent disfigurement, danger of life and attempted murder.

They appeared in private hearing at Livingston Sheriff Cout and made no plea or declaration.

They were remanded in custody after

The men were also charged with assault to severe injury, the Crown Office confirmed.

The case was committed for further examination and they are expected to appear in court again next week.

Both male victims were 22 years old. One sustained a minor injury and the other received treatment for a non-life threatening injury. They have since been discharged from hospital.

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