Man critical after street attack
21 June 2019, 09:57
A man is in a critical condition in hospital after he was allegedly assaulted outside a pub in Dumbarton
The 55-year-old man was involved in an argument with another man outside the Captain James Lang Pub on Dumbarton's High Street at around 2pm on Thursday and was then allegedly attacked.
He was seriously injured and was taken to the Queen Elizabeth University Hospital in Glasgow where medical staff describe his condition as critical.
Police said that a 25-year-old man has been arrested in connection with the incident and inquiries are ongoing.
Officers are appealing for information.
Detective Sergeant Gordon Murray at Clydebank Police Office, said: "We are currently carrying out inquiries to establish exactly what has happened here and are appealing for anyone with any information to come forward.
"The street would have been busy at this time of day and we know that there were a number of people in the area with their mobile phones out at the time.
"We are asking these people who may have footage of the incident to get in touch with us."
Anyone with any information is asked to contact Police via 101 quoting incident number 1777 of Thursday June 20 2019 or contact
Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111 where information can be given in confidence.