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Man charged with murder bid on 79-year-old in Polbeth

A man has been charged by police with the attempted murder of a 79-year-old man in West Lothian.

The 21-year-old is also charged with assaulting a 79-year-old woman, an 82-year-old man, a 30-year-old man and a police officer in Polbeth.

The incidents happened from about 07:00 on Saturday in Polbeth Crescent and Polbeth Road.

The man is due to appear at Livingston Sheriff Court later.

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