Witnesses sought to Bellshill assaults

Police are looking for witnesses in regard to an early morning assault in Bellshill’s Hamilton Road last month -and landed a man in hospital with facial injuries.

Officers confirmed that they had launched an investigation into the alleged incident which took place outside a takeaway on Saturday, August 14 around 12.40am. Anyone with information is asked to contact 101 quoting incident number 2979.

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As we reported, the same street was also the scene of another alleged assault where two men were knocked unconscious by a gang of men on Saturday, July 24. The victims suffered facial injuries and had a spell in hospital. Police say enquiries remain ongoing and anyone who can help should call 101 quoting incident number 4780.