Man, 21, charged with attempted murder of elderly man in West Lothian

A man has been arrested and charged with the attempted murder of an elderly man in West Lothian.

Monday, 5th November 2018, 10:32 am
Updated Monday, 5th November 2018, 10:33 am

The incident took place at around 7am on Saturday, 3 November in the Polbeth Crescent and Polbeth Road areas of Polbeth.

The 21-year-old is also charged with assaulting a 79-year-old woman, an 82-year-old man, a 30-year-old man and a police officer.

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A Police Scotland spokesperson said: “A 21-year-old man has been arrested and charged with the attempted murder of a 79-year-old man in Polbeth, West Lothian.

“He is scheduled to appear at Livingston Sheriff Court on Monday 3rd November where he is also charged with assaulting a 79-year-old woman, an 82-year-old man, a 30-year-old man and a police officer.

“The incidents happened from around 7am on Saturday 3rd November in the Polbeth Crescent and Polbeth Road areas of the village.”

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