South Scotland

Dumfries attacker punched victim 'a number of times'

Brodie Avenue Image copyright Google
Image caption The attack happened on Brodie Avenue in Dumfries on Sunday

A 23-year-old man was punched in the head "a number of times" in an attack on a Dumfries street.

His assailant approached him from behind on Brodie Avenue at about 21:30 on Sunday and carried out the assault.

The attacker is described as between 40 and 50 years old, of thin build with short grey hair.

He was wearing blue jeans, a dark coloured top and trainers and was in the company of a woman, described as being short and aged about 19.

The victim suffered minor injuries but did not require medical assistance.

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