Boy attacked by gang in West Lothian

18 April 2018, 11:23

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A boy has been left with facial injuries after being attacked by a gang.

The 13-year-old was assaulted in Main Street, Fauldhouse, at 7pm on Saturday.

Police said a group of males attacked the boy and he was left with facial injuries which required medical treatment.

He was unable to identify them and officers are keen to hear from anyone who witnessed the incident.

Constable Amy Wilson of Police Scotland said: "This assault left a young person requiring medical treatment and we are keen to trace those responsible.

"It happened on a busy road and we're certain it would have been seen by passers-by.

Anyone with information is asked to call 101.