Police Scotland are appealing for witnesses after a 16-year-old boy suffered serious injuries after an assault in Stranraer.
The incident took place outside the Ryan Centre in the town at around 5.30pm on Monday (27th May).
The teenager was attacked by another man and is being treated for serious facial injuries at Crosshouse Hospital in Kilmarnock.
Police are asking anyone with information to come forward.
The police are investigating after a man and woman were pushed into a river in Carlisle.
It happened next to a weir in Melbourne Park. The police say the three men involved in the attack had been drinking in the park.
The man was violently assaulted and suffered facial injuries before being pushed into the water. His partner was also pushed into the river but was uninjured.
A 25 year old man has been arrested after allegedly assaulting police officers during an incident at the Bridge Inn in Galashiels last night.
The man, from Galashiels, is charged with breaching an anti-social behaviour order and police assaults and will appear at Selkirk Sheriff Court on Monday.
A 41-year-old man who was arrested in connection with an alleged assault in Peebles has been released without appearing in court.
Lothian and Borders Police said that a male was due to appear from custody today (November 22nd), at Jedburgh Sheriff Court charged with attacking a 52-year-old woman in a shop on Peebles High Street on November 13th.
Aspokesman for the Crown Office said there was no court appearance with the matter still under investigation.
CCTV footage of a woman being assaulted in Carlisle on October 28th, has been released by detectives.
The 24-year-old was punched in the head and fell to the ground as she attempted to break up a fight between two men at Court Square in the town.
She suffered a fractured skull and bleeds to the brain, and is still recovering at home.
Anyone with any information can contact Carlisle CID on 101 or Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111.
The video can be viewed on the Cumbria Police website.
A 41-year-old man has been arrested and charged in connection with an alleged assault on a woman in Peebles.The 52-year-old was attacked on November 13th when she was working in a shop on the High Street.
The man is scheduled to appear at Selkirk Sheriff Court tomorrow (November 22nd).
Meanwhile, Detectives are continuing to investigate a second report of assault on a 41-year-old woman in Dovecot Road on November 17th.
Lothian and Borders Police are asking anyone with information to come forward.
Those with information can contact Lothian and Borders Police on 0131 311 3131, or the charity Crimestoppers in complete anonymity on 0800 555 111.
Police are appealing for information after a female shop assistant was assaulted in Pebbles yesterday (13th November).
The attack happened at around 4.45pm at Thistle Quilting on Peebles High Street.
A man, described as white, in his 40's, around 5'10", of medium build with short black hair, entered the shop, assaulted the shop assistant then ran off in the direction of North Bridge.
He is described as wearing a navy jacket and blue jeans.
A Police spokesperson said:
“This appears to have been an unprovoked attack which has left the victim very shaken. I would urge anyone who has information in relation to this incident to contact Peebles Police station on 01721720637 or contact the Crimestoppers Charity anonymously on 0800 111555."
A 44-year-old man from Cumbria has been sentenced to seven years in jail for assaulting a 52-year-old man with a hammer.
John Lowis from Shap, carried out the assault on the August 12th.
Detective Inspector Kim Fulton said:
“The assault which took place was serious and could have resulted in the victims death. He was badly injured following the attack, sustaining extremely serious injuries and it was fortunate that the injuries were not fatal.
“This was a premeditated attack, Lowis purposefully left the premises where the victim was and armed himself with a hammer in order to assault the victim.
"He waited in the area until he was able to ambush the victim and then proceeded to violently attack him. The sentence impose today reflects the serious of the assault."
Seven people have been charged in relation to a serious assault that happened in Carlisle in June 2012.
Local bar manager Tim Ip was assaulted in the early hours of the morning in Lowther Arcade in Carlisle, as a result he spent some time in intensive care in Newcastle's RVI hospital.
Cumbria police have now confirmed the following people have been charged with affray:
- Connor Terrence O’Neil,19, of Kingmoor Rd Carlisle
- Joshua John O’Neil, 22, of Sandpiper Dr Peterborough
- Lee O’Neil, 30, of Sandpiper Dr Peterborough
- Ricky O’Neil, 26, of Bernard St Southampton
- Jodie Patricia O’Neil, 29, of Orchard Lane Southampton
- Sean Carruthers, 30, of Sunnymead Carlisle
Also charged with the same incident was Thomas Martin Tweedy Hill, aged 21, from Flower St Carlisle
All are due to appear at Carlisle Magistrates Court on Friday 2nd November 2012
Police have released a CCTV image of a man they are trying to trace in connection with an assault in Kendal at the end of June.
A man was assaulted and his vehicle was scratched by a man who struck the car with an umbrella before punching the victim in the face.
It happened on June 22nd. CCTV captures a man seen in the area at the time and Police believe he may have important information to help their enquiries. Anyone who recognises him is asked to call Cumbria Police on 101.