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Man seriously assaulted in Perth city centre gang attack

Police activity in Perth Image copyright Stuart Cowper

A street in the centre of Perth has been sealed off while police officers investigate a serious assault.

South Street in the city centre has been closed between Scott Street and King Edward Street after a 35-year-old man was attacked at about 01:20.

Three men are thought to have taken part in the assault and forensic officers have been at the scene.

The victim received injuries to his head and body and is being treated at Ninewells Hospital in Dundee.

Officers investigating the attack have asked for anyone who saw what happened, or has information about it, to get in touch.

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