Man taken to hospital after serious assault in town centre

A 65-year-old man was attacked in Auchterarder on Saturday.

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A man has been taken to hospital after being serious assaulted in a town centre in Perth and Kinross.

Emergency services were called to reports of an assault on High Street in Auchterarder at around 5.45pm on Saturday, February 10.

The 65-year-old was taken to Ninewells Hospital in Dundee to be treated to injuries.

Police said enquiries remain ongoing.

Detective constable Mark Chance said: “It’s vital we find out exactly what happened to this man.

“The area is likely to have been busy at the time and I’m appealing to anyone who saw what happened to get in touch.

“Similarly, if you have dashcam footage or private CCTV of the High Street area around the time, please review it and bring anything of significance to our attention.”

Anyone with information can contact Police Scotland on 101 quoting reference 2629 of February 10. Alternatively, Crimestoppers can be called anonymously on 0800 555 111.

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