Serious assault - Hamilton

Published 16 December 2019

Detectives at Wishaw are continuing enquiries and appealing for witnesses after a 36 year-old man was seriously assaulted in Hamilton on Monday 16 December 2019.


Around 9.45am on Monday morning, the 36 year-old man was seriously assaulted in Albert Terrace, Hamilton.  The injured man was taken by ambulance to Wishaw General Hospital where he is being treated for his injuries.  Hospital staff describe his condition as serious.


Detective Inspector Kenny Dalrymple of Wishaw Police Office said:  “Our enquiries are at an early stage into the circumstances surrounding this incident, however at this stage we believe that the 36 year-old man was the intended victim.


“Officers are carrying out enquiries in the local area and are gathering CCTV footage to find out more information on this attack.


“I would appeal to anyone who was in the area of Albert Terrace around 9.45am this morning who witnessed this incident, or who has any information that will help our ongoing investigation.”


Information can be passed to Wishaw Police Office through 101 quoting reference number 0969 of 16th December.  Alternatively Crimestoppers can be contacted on 0800 555 111, where anonymity can be maintained.

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