Appeal after serious assault, Livingston

Published 29 June 2018

Police in West Lothian are appealing for witnesses after a serious assault on Fernbank on Thursday 28th June.

A 25-year-old man was hit on the head with a bottle as he waited outside the Superfare store. The incident happened around 5.30pm.

The man required hospital treatment for his injuries.

Officers are now appealing for anyone who saw the assault or who has information that can assist them with their inquiries to please get in touch.

The suspect is described as a white male with very short brown hair, around 6ft tall, of medium build and with tattoos down his right arm.

Detective Constable Kenneth Alexander of Livingston CID said: “This assault has left a man needing hospital treatment for a serious head injury and we are keen to trace the person responsible.

“Anyone who was in the area around 5.30pm on Thursday or who has information, including CCTV footage that can assist us in tracing the suspect is asked to please get in contact.”

Anyone with information is asked to call 101 quoting incident number 3323 of 28th June or report it anonymously via Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111.

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