Police in serious assault witness plea

Police are appealing for information.

Police are appealing for information.

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POLICE are appealing for witnesses following a serious assault in Burnfoot at the weekend.

A 46-year-old man sustained serious abdominal injuries following the attack which took place in Charles Street at around 11.30am on Sunday.

He was taken to Borders General Hospital, where he continues to be treated.

A Police Scotland spokesperson told the Hawick News: “Officers are currently following a positive line of enquiry in relation to this incident.

“However, anyone who can assist with their investigation is asked to come forward immediately.”