Gang carry out two attacks in Falkirk town centre

Police are hunting a gang of men who assaulted two others in Falkirk town centre last night.

By Jill Buchanan
Sunday, 21st June 2020, 3:32 pm
Updated Sunday, 21st June 2020, 3:33 pm

Officers are appealing for information as their enquiries continue into both incidents.

Around 7.15pm a 16 year old youth was assaulted by four men in Grahams Road.

A short time later a 51-year-old man was also assaulted by the same group of men.

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Police are appealing for information after two Falkirk town centre attacks

The 16-year-old youth sustained minor injuries and the 51-year-old man was treated at Forth Valley Royal Hospital for an arm injury.

The four male suspects are described as being of Asian appearance.

All are said to be aged between 21 to 40 years.

One was around 5ft 8ins and wearing a grey Gucci baseball cap, black puffer jacket and black jogging bottoms.

Another was the same height and wearing black shorts, green hoddie and had a blue surgical mask on his face.

The third man had on a black face mask and jeans, while the fourth was around 5ft 9ins and wearing dark clothing.

Detective Inspector Rob Andrews at Falkirk CID said: “I know that Grahams Road and the surrounding area was busy at the time both men were assaulted and therefore I appeal to anyone who witnessed the incidents or have seen the four culprits in the area to contact police immediately.

“Anyone with mobile phone or dash-cam footage is also asked to get in touch with police as soon as possible.”

If you have information contact police via 101 quoting incident number 3934 of June 20 or calls can be made anonymously to Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111.

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