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Police / Appeal launched after Lerwick assault

POLICE are looking for information after a man was assaulted in Lerwick at the weekend. 

The incident took place at around 3am on Saturday (13 July) within a property in the Burgh Road area of the town.

The 24-year-old victim sustained facial injuries.

Sergeant Chris Hardwick said: “Although this incident occurred inside a property it is thought that the person or persons responsible left the scene on foot via Burgh Road.

“If anyone recalls hearing or seeing anything unusual in the early hours of Saturday morning in the Burgh Road area I would ask that they contact us on 101 quoting reference 0734 of 13 July. “