Man, 20, left with serious head injuries after West Lothian attack as police appeal for information

A 20-year-old man has been left with serious head injuries following an attack in West Lothian.

Monday, 21st June 2021, 2:19 pm

The serious assault happened in Bathgate’s Edinburgh Road between 12.30am and 1am on Saturday, June 19.

Police said the victim sustained “serious head injuries” and was taken to St John’s Hospital in Livingston for treatment.

Detective Constable John Irvine said: “We are keen to speak to the driver of a vehicle that stopped at the time who may be able to help with our enquiries.

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Edinburgh Road in Bathgate. Pic: Google
Edinburgh Road in Bathgate. Pic: Google

“If anyone else was driving in the area at the time and has dash-cam footage that might help I would also ask them to get in touch, likewise anyone with private CCTV.

“If you can assist please call Police Scotland on 101, quoting incident 0821 of Saturday, 19 June, 2021, or make a call anonymously to the charity Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111.”

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