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Unprovoked Assault – Dumfries

Police Scotland want to trace the following man for an unprovoked assault on a man who was sitting in his car at the McDonalds Restaurant in Lochside, Dumfries, at around 2355 hours on Saturday 19 November 2016.  At this time the victim was approached by the following described man who asked him for a lift and when turned down, assaulted the victim and smashed a window in the car, a silver coloured Peugeot 106.  The man then walked off towards Cuckoobridge.  He is described as being white, in his late 20s/early 30s, about 6′ tall, big build, short dark hair which was spiked up and he spoke with a local accent.  He was wearing a dark body warmer over a black sports type jacket which had green stripes on the sleeves.  The victim received  reddening and swelling to the face as a result of the assault.

Constable Luke Leslie at Dumfries said “this appears to be a totally unprovoked attack on this 17 year old lad who was sitting in his car with some friends minding his own business.  Anyone who can help identify the attacker is asked to call us at Dumfries on 101.