Dog walkers urged to come forward after man assaulted in park 

Police hope members of the public can assist in the investigation after a 25-year-old was seriously hurt in Dundee.

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A man has been taken to hospital following a serious assault at a park in Dundee.

At around 4pm on Monday, a 25-year-old man sustained a serious leg injury as a result of an assault believed to have happened on a grassy area at Finlathen Park near to Fontainebleau Drive.

He was taken to Ninewells Hospital for treatment.

Detectives investigating are asking anyone who may have seen something in the area related to the assault to get in touch.

Detective Constable Iain McIntosh said: “We are asking anyone who was in the area at the time of this serious assault and may have seen what happened to get in touch.

“It was a busy time of day with people out with their dogs, taking exercise and walking home so we are appealing for information that could help us with our investigation.

“In addition, if you were driving in the area and have dash-cam that shows something suspicious then please make contact. We are also asking residents to check their private CCTV.”

Anyone who can help is asked to contact Police Scotland on 101, quoting incident number 2516 of Monday, January 23, 2023, or make a call anonymously to the charity Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111.

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