Teenager attacked after disturbing thieves

A teenager was assaulted after being confronted by thieves attempting to steal a TV from a house in Old Minnigaff.

The 16-year old suffered injuries to his face in the stand-off last Friday morning at 7.45am after he disturbed two men who had entered the house on Old Edinburgh Road.

The males are described as tall, slim, wearing a black jumper and a black coloured combat trousers, red or black gloves with a black hat with a logo on it and tan or black boots; and the second was also tall, with a big build. He was wearing a black jumper and dark trousers and either tan or black boots. He was also wearing gloves and a black hat with some form of branding on it.

The male received a slight injury to his face in the assault but did not require medical attention.

Call police on 101 with information.