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Appeal after man assaulted in Hamilton street

Police have appealed for witnesses to a street attack in Hamilton which left a man seriously injured.

The 22-year-old was walking through a lane into Rosslyn Court and Marswood Green when he was assaulted by two men at about 23:00 on Tuesday.

The injured man was taken to Hairmyres Hospital where he was treated for lacerations and later released.

Anyone with information about the incident is asked to contact Police Scotland.

The first man is described as white, about 6ft with a slim build and short, dark hair. He was wearing blue jeans and a tracksuit top.

The second man is described as white, in his 20s, with a slim build and wearing dark clothing.

Det Con Ross Philip: "Inquiries are continuing and I would ask any witnesses who have not yet came forward to police, or anyone with information regarding the two men responsible to contact Police Scotland on 101."

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