Tayside and Central Scotland

Man, 24, charged over series of assaults in Falkirk

A man has been charged in connection with a string of assaults in Falkirk stretching over almost two years.

Five men were assaulted between February 2013 and 28 September 2014 in Merchiston Gardens, West Bridge Street, Oswald Street and Merchiston Avenue.

All five victims required medical treatment, and two of them were seriously injured.

A 24-year-old has been arrested in connection with the attacks and is due at Falkirk Sheriff Court.

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