A man has been left with serious injuries to his head, leg and arm after being assaulted by a gang in Annan.
The incident occurred around 5.25am on Sunday when emergency services were called to Moat Road to reports of a man being attacked by a group of men.
The 32-year-old victim was rushed by ambulance to Dumfries and Galloway Royal Infirmary for treatment to serious injuries.
Detectives are now appealing for witnesses to the incident.
Detective inspector Graeme Robertson from Dumfries CID said: “This attack in a residential street has left the victim with serious injuries.
“From enquiries carried out so far, it is understood the men involved may have left the scene in a white motor vehicle.
“I am appealing to anyone who was in the surrounding area in the early hours of Sunday morning and saw what happened, or anything at all suspicious, to please get in touch.
“I would also urge residents with private CCTV, or any motorists with dash-cams who were nearby at the time, to check their footage in case they have captured anything which could be of significance.
“Anyone with information is asked to contact Police Scotland on 101, quoting incident number 0817 of Sunday, October 8, 2023. Alternatively you can speak to Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.”
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