Suspect charged after man seriously assaulted outside flats

Police issued an appeal after an 18-year-old man was attacked in West Lothian on Saturday morning.

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Blackridge: A man was attacked on Saturday morning.

A suspect has been charged following a serious assault in West Lothian.

Police issued an appeal after an 18-year-old man was attacked outside the Louburn flats in Blackridge’s Main Street between 7.30am and 7.45am on Saturday.

The teen was treated for his injuries at the Royal Infirmary of Edinburgh and was later discharged.

On Tuesday, Police Scotland confirmed a 21-year-old man has since been arrested and charged in connection with the incident.

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A force spokesperson said: “The 21-year-old is due to appear at Livingston Sheriff Court on January 11.”