Man due in court over serious assault

A man will appear in Stranraer Sheriff Court today (Monday) following a serious assault on a Lochans man over the weekend.

The 40-year-old Lochans victim suffered injuries so severe, he was taken to Glasgow’s Southern General for treatment.

The incident happened at the town’s North Strand Street taxi rank at around 2am on Sunday.

Police are appealing for information from witnesses to the incident.