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Man charged in connection with Dumfries assault

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A 34-year-old man has been charged in connection with a serious assault which took place in Glasgow Street, Dumfries on Thursday 27th April.

Police Scotland said it appeared the man had been struck on the head and then attacked on the ground.

The victim was taking to Dumfries and Galloway Royal Infirmary where he was treated for a collapsed lung.

The incident happened in a bus stop next to Goldie Park at around 4.50pm.

A report is being prepared for the Procurator Fiscal.

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Police investigation closes Dumfries road

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Police Scotland is advising motorists and members of the public to avoid Brooms Road in Dumfries due to an ongoing investigation.

The road is closed between Eastfield Road through to the mini roundabout at Annan Road.

Eastfield Road is accessible from Brooms Road and Millburn Avenue is accessible from Annan Road.

Police say it's likely to remain closed for sometime.

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Police concerned about missing Dumfries woman

Lauren Jardine. Credit: Police Scotland

Police are growing concerned about a 28-year-old woman who is missing from Dumfries.

Lauren Jardine was last seen about 8:20pm on 24 March, near the Jet garage on Glasgow Road, in Dumfries.

Police say she is 5'3" and of medium build, with bleached blonde shoulder length hair.

She was last seen wearing a red checked shirt, black leggings, light brown boots, and a burgundy coat, and was carrying a white satchel with butterflies on it.

Police are urging anyone with information to contact them on 101.

Two men arrested after serious assault in Dumfries

A man was attacked near the Burns Statue in the town centre.

Two men have been arrested in connection with a serious assault in Dumfries.

A 20-year-old man was attacked near the Burns Statue in the town centre in the early hours of Saturday morning.

He was taken to Dumfries Royal Infirmary where staff say arrived in a stable condition. Two men aged 20 and 27 have been arrested.

Man in hospital after serious assault in Dumfries

A police investigation is underway after a serious assault in Dumfries hospitalised a man. Credit: ITV Border

A police investigation is underway after a serious assault in Dumfries hospitalised a man.

It happened at 2:20 this morning by the Burns statue in the town centre.

A 20-year-old man was taken to Dumfries Royal Infirmary where he remains in a stable condition.

Police say their enquiries are ongoing.

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