Man, 31, hospitalised after serious assault in Armadale

A witness appeal has been launched after a man was left injured following a serious assault in Armadale.

Monday, 14th January 2019, 11:22 am
Updated Monday, 14th January 2019, 2:36 pm
The victim was taken to St John's Hospital by the Scottish Ambulance Service. Picture: Lisa Ferguson

The 31-year-old was seen being attacked by two men at around 3.40pm on Sunday, 13 January in a layby of the B8084/Station Road, near to the junction of Southdale Way.

The pair being sought are described as wearing dark clothing and balaclavas and left the area in a blue Audi with a personalised plate, which had been parked in the layby, heading towards Whitburn.

Officers traced the victim in the area and he was taken to St John’s Hospital by the Scottish Ambulance Service, where he was treated for facial injuries.

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Detective Constable Ally Urquhart of Livingston CID said: “We continue to work to establish the circumstances surrounding this incident and are urging anyone who may have witnessed this to contact us.

“Anyone travelling in the area around this time with dashcam footage, or those with any other information which may be relevant, are also asked to come forward.”

Those with information can call Police Scotland via 101, quoting incident number 2345 of 13th January, or report this anonymously to the charity Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111.

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