Youths beat up victim after chase

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FOUR youths who chased a man before attacking and robbing him are being hunted by police.

The 31-year-old victim was left with facial injuries during the incident in Meadowbank at 3.30am on Sunday.

He fled from the suspects – described as being aged between 16 and 18 – from Wishaw Terrace into Marionville Road, before they assaulted him and stole his mobile phone.

Two of the suspects are described as 5ft 8in tall, with athletic builds, while another is described as 5ft 10in tall, slim build, with short dark hair, and wearing a dark top. The remaining suspect is 5ft 5in to 5ft 6in tall, with a stocky build.

Detective Constable John McShane said: “This was an unprovoked attack that resulted in the victim sustaining facial injuries that required hospital treatment. Anyone who witnessed the assault should contact police on 101.”