Tayside and Central Scotland

Man charged over murder bid in Montrose flat

A man has been charged with attempted murder after an attack at a flat in Montrose, Angus.

Police were called to the flat in High Street at about 0200 GMT and found a 39-year-old man with serious injuries to his head, hands and arms.

He was taken by ambulance to Ninewells Hospital in Dundee. His injuries are not thought to be life threatening.

A 35-year-old man has been charged and is expected to appear at Arbroath Sheriff Court on Monday.

A Tayside Police spokeswoman said: "The property where the incident took place is currently being forensically examined by Tayside Police.

"Another property is also being searched as part of the inquiry. Police investigations are continuing."

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