Man, 21, arrested and charged in connection with serious assault of 18-year-old in West Lothian

Police have arrested and charged a 21-year-old man in connection with a serious assault that took place in Blackridge, West Lothian.

An 18-year-old man was assaulted in the incident, which took place outside Louburn flats on Main Street, Blackridge, between 7.30am and 7.45am on Saturday, January 8.

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The victim was treated for his injuries at The Royal Infirmary of Edinburgh and has since been discharged.

The 21-year-old defendant is due to appear at Livingston Sheriff Court today, on Tuesday, January 11.

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Police have arrested and charged a man in connection with a serious assault.