Tayside and Central Scotland

Man seriously assaulted in New Year's Day attack

Police in Blairgowrie have appealed for information after a 37-year-old man was seriously assaulted on a bridge on New Year's Day.

The assault happened on the Ericht Bridge between 01:30 and 02:00 on 1 January.

Officers want to trace a group of men who were in the area at the time, one of whom had his top off.

The victim was taken to Dundee's Ninewells Hospital for treatment to head injuries.

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