Teen rushed to hospital with head injury after assault at music festival

The incident occurred in Belladrum's red campsite at around 2.30am on Sunday.

Teen rushed to hospital after assault at Belladrum Tartan Heart Festival Facebook

A teenager has suffered serious head injuries after an assault at the Belladrum Tartan Heart Festival.

The incident occurred in the red campsite around 2.30am on Sunday.

An 18-year-old boy suffered serious injuries and was taken to Raigmore Hospital for treatment.

Police are now searching for the suspect involved in the assault and are looking for a man who was in the company of three children at the time.

He is described as being white, aged between 30 and 40-years-old with dark hair and dark stubble. He was around 5ft 6in or 5ft 7in tall, of medium build and may have been wearing a blue t-shirt.

Detective constable Kate Finlayson said: “Our enquiries into this incident are ongoing and I would urge anyone who may have seen or heard any disturbance to get in touch.

“Anyone who can help is asked to call 101, quoting 0732 of July 30, or call Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.”

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