Serious Assault - Stewarton St, Wishaw

Published 21 August 2019
Police in Wishaw are continuing enquiries and appealing for information after a man was assaulted in Wishaw on Sunday 18 August 2018.


Around 8pm hrs on Sunday 18 August 2019, a 34-year-old man was assaulted by two men within the rear garden of a house in Stewarton Street, Wishaw which backs onto Dimsdale Crescent.


The injured man was taken to Wishaw General Hospital where he was treated for facial injuries before being released.


The two suspects are described as white, tall and thin and in their late 40’s to early 50’s. They made off in the direction of Dimsdale Crescent.


Detective Constable Graeme Stoddart at Wishaw CID said:


“We are still trying to establish the exact circumstances of this incident but believe that this was not a random attack.


“This type of violence will not be tolerated in our communities and it is vital that we trace the men responsible.


“Anyone who has information regarding this incident is asked to contact Wishaw Police Office via telephone number 101 quoting incident number 3796 of 18 August 2019.”


Alternatively calls can be made via Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111 where anonymity can be maintained.



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