Airdrie & Coatbridge Advertiser

Appeal after woman punched at taxi rank

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Police are appealing for informatio­n after a woman was hospitalis­ed following a serious assault in Airdrie town centre.

The 46-year-old suffered a serious facial injury after being punched. The incident happened around 10.45pm at the taxi rank on Stirling Street on Saturday, July 10, and she was taken to Monklands Hospital for treatment.

Detective Constable David Williamson said:“this was a serious assault. We are keen to speak to anyone who may have seen what happened, particular­ly if they were in the taxi queue or walking past at the time.

“I would also like to speak to anyone who may have been driving in the area and has dash-cam footage that could help with our investigat­ion.”

Anyone with any informatio­n is asked to call police on 101.

Informatio­n can be left anonymousl­y via Crimestopp­ers on 0800 555 111.

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