Two charged following assault and robbery in Bathgate

Two women are expected to appear a Livingston Sheriff Court.
Two women are expected to appear a Livingston Sheriff Court.

Police in West Lothian have charged two women aged 32 in connection with assault and robbery that occurred in Bathgate.

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The incident took place around 3am on Sunday March 12 in a vennel between Hopetoun Street and Hopetoun Lane.

Both victims, women aged 23, sustained serious but non-life-threatening injuries to their head and face which required medical treatment.

Detectives from Livingston Community Investigation Unit would like to thank members of the public for their assistance.

Both women are expected to appear at Livingston Sheriff Court on April 25 2017.