Man sustains serious injuries in Hawick attack

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Police are appealing for information after a 51-year-old man sustained serious head and facial injuries in an attack in Hawick.

The incident took place in Arthur Street between 6.30pm-7pm on Tuesday, March 27. The man was taken to Borders General Hospital for treatment.

A Police Scotland spokesperson said: “Detectives are working to establish the full circumstances surrounding this incident and are urging anyone who may have witnessed the attack, or who saw suspicious behaviour in the area, to get in touch.”

Anyone with information should contact Galashiels CID via 101, quoting incident number 3314 of March 27, or contact Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.