South Scotland

Man arrested over Dumfries town centre attack

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Image caption The arrest comes after an incident outside the Argos store in Church Place

An arrest has been made after a police appeal to trace a man wearing a bright red Christmas jumper following an assault in Dumfries town centre.

It comes after an incident outside the Argos store in the town's Church Place in the early hours of Sunday.

Police said a 23-year-old man from Heathhall had been arrested and would be reported to the procurator fiscal.

A short statement confirmed that he had been bailed to appear at a later date.

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