Man Arrested In Connection To Attempted Murder – Dumfries

An investigation is under way following an attempted murder in Whitesands, Dumfries, on Wednesday, 12 May, 2021.

Around 8.15pm, a 45-year-old woman was struck by a car on Whitesands. Emergency services attended and the woman was taken to Dumfries & Galloway Royal Infirmary with life-threatening injuries. She remains in a critical condition.

A 26-year-old woman was also struck by the car but did not sustain any serious injuries.

A 35-year-old man has been arrested in connection with the incident and enquiries are ongoing.

A police spokesperson stated “Anyone with information or dash-cam footage that could assist the investigation is asked to contact police on 101, quoting reference number 3169 of 12 May.”

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