Investigation launched after man seriously assaulted in early morning attack

A 41-year-old man was on South Street around 3.30am on June 8 when he was attacked.

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Police are appealing for witnesses after a man was seriously assaulted in Perth.

A 41-year-old man was on South Street around 3.30am on Saturday, June 8 when he was attacked.

The victim was taken to Perth Royal Infirmary for treatment.

Detectives are looking to speak with two men seen heading in the direction of High Street in connection with the incident.

The first man was wearing a black t-shirt, blue jeans and black shoes with a white trim. The second was wearing jeans but no top.

Detective Constable Ruth Mein said: “I’m appealing for anyone with information, who saw what happened or recognises the description of these men to come forward.

“If you were driving in the South Street area around the time and have a dashcam, please review your footage and bring anything of significance to our attention.”

Anyone with information is asked to contact Police Scotland on 101 quoting reference 0527 of June 8. Alternatively, Crimestoppers can be contacted anonymously on 0800 555 111.

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