A teenager is due to appear in court after a pensioner was seriously assaulted in a “cowardly attack” in West Lothian.
The incident occurred shortly after midnight on Monday November 13 on East Main Street in Uphall.
A 75-year-old man suffered a serious head injury in the incident and was taken to St John’s Hospital in Livingston for treatment.
Police previously described the assault as a “cowardly attack on a vulnerable member of our local community”.
On Sunday, the force confirmed a 19-year-old man has been arrested, cautioned and charged in connection with the assault.
The man is due to appear at Livingston Sheriff Court at a later date.
Officers are not looking for anyone else in connection with this incident and would like to offer their thanks to the public for their help and co-operation in this investigation.
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