Police Scotland officers in Lockerbie are seeking witnesses to a serious assault which took place at around 2225 hours on Saturday 24 June 2017 at the front beer garden of The Black Bull public house in Station Road in Lockerbie. At that time a 26 year old man who was in the beer garden was approached by two men and an altercation ensued. One of the two men then struck the man and knocked him to the ground. The two men then made off from the scene and up Station Road towards the High Street. As a result of this attack the victim was knocked unconscious and required to be taken to Dumfries and Galloway Royal Infirmary where he was treated for cuts to his face which required to be stitched.

Constable Mike Briody at Lockerbie said “this was a nasty assault and could have resulted in the victim being very seriously injured as he was unconscious after the attack. As it was he required hospital treatment and received stitches as a result. The men we are looking for are described as follows (1) Average height and build, short dark hair, wearing a light grey sweatshirt, light grey Adidas jogging bottoms and dark coloured trainers. (2) Again average height and build but shorter than (1), short dark hair, wearing a cream/beige hooded jumper, dark tracksuit bottoms with an Adidas stripe on legs and white trainers. We know from CCTV that there were a number of people in the area at this time and we would ask them to come forward with any information they might have about this attack. Police at Lockerbie can be contacted on the 101 number.


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