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Langholm town centre attack witness plea

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Image caption The attack took place near the Loon Chen restaurant on New Year's Day

A man required hospital treatment following an attack near a Chinese restaurant in Langholm.

The disturbance involving about five people happened on the town's High Street at about 22:45 on New Year's Day.

A 50-year-old man was assaulted and knocked to the ground. He was taken to the Cumberland Infirmary with face and head injuries.

Anyone who witnessed the incident has been asked to contact the police.

Anyone who saw anything near the Loon Chen restaurant around the time has been asked to contact police.

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