A man has been left with a serious face injury after being assaulted while walking his dog in South Lanarkshire.
The 35-year-old was with his pet in East Kilbride on Thursday night when he was attacked by another man on the footpath of Barrie Road, near to the junction with Kenilworth Road.
Emergency services were called to the scene of the incident that took place at around 10.55pm.
The victim was taken to Monklands Hospital where he has been treated for his injuries.
Police are now appealing for witnesses.
Constable Scott Brown said: “This incident left a man needing treatment in hospital, and we are keen to her from anyone who was in the area at the time.
“Anyone with dash cam footage, or who saw anything on Thursday evening, is asked to call 101 quoting reference number 3813 of 7 October 21.”
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