Two men injured in disturbance at Dalkeith club

TWO men were seriously injured during a weekend disturbance at a miners' club in Midlothian.

Sunday, 11th September 2016, 1:02 pm
Updated Thursday, 15th September 2016, 3:26 pm
Police have appealed for witnesses

Police have issued an appeal for witnesses following the incident at Woodburn Miners Club, Dalkeith in the early hours of yesterday morning.

Both men were taken to hospital for treatment. One is understood to have suffered a head injury and the other an injured arm. They were later allowed home.

The club in Woodburn Road is known one of the biggest private members’ clubs in the country.

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A statement said: “Police in Midlothian are appealing for witnesses after two men sustained serious injuries during a disturbance at the Woodburn Miners Club in Dalkeith. The incident happened around 12.30 am on Sunday.

Officers are now asking anyone who saw the incident or who has information that can assist them to come forward.

Detective Inspector Paul Batten of Dalkeith CID said: “Two men have sustained serious injuries in this altercation and I would appeal to anyone with information to please get in touch.

“Anyone who was in the Woodburn Miners Club or in the immediate area on Saturday night and early Sunday morning and who saw the disturbance is asked to contact us on 101 or anonymously via Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111.”