Disor­derin Dum­fries

Dumfries & Galloway Standard - - NEWS -

Po­lice had to deal with a week­end of vi­o­lence in Dum­fries.

Six se­ri­ous as­saults were re­ported be­tween Fri­day morn­ing and Sun­day, with one per­son charged with at­tempted mur­der.

Two peo­ple also face charges of as­sault to se­vere in­jury fol­low­ing an in­ci­dent in Rank­ine Av­enue on Fri­day.

An­other two were ar­rested and charged fol­low­ing an in­ci­dent at a town cen­tre pub in the early hours of Sun­day.

And po­lice are in­ves­ti­gat­ing a re­ported as­sault at The Venue night­club in the town shortly be­fore 1.30am on Sun­day.

Su­per­in­ten­dent Mark Hol­lis said:“I want to re­mind ev­ery­one that throw­ing a sin­gle punch can have dev­as­tat­ing con­se­quences.”

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