Appeal following assault in Lerwick, Shetland

Published 17 July 2019
Officers in Shetland are investigating an assault which occurred in Lerwick at the weekend.

At around 3.00am on Saturday 13 July 2019 a man was assaulted within a property in the Burgh road area of the town.

The 24 year old victim sustained facial injuries as a result.

Sergeant Chris Hardwick said; “Although this incident occurred inside a property it is thought that the person or persons responsible left the scene on foot via Burgh Road.

“If anyone recalls hearing or seeing anything unusual in the early hours of Saturday morning in the Burgh Road area I would ask that they contact us on 101 quoting reference 0734 of 13 July."

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