Two hurt in street attacks
Two young men suffered serious injuries after being assaulted on the streets in Helensburgh.
The victims suffered a head and a back injury in the attacks, which took place on December 29 and 30.
Detectives are now appealing to the public for information to help catch the culprits.
In the first incident, on Friday December 29, a disturbance took place at 8.30pm on Sinclair Street - at its junction with West Princes Street.
A 21-year-old man was injured and was taken to the Royal Alexandra Hospital in Paisley where he was treated for a head injury then later released.
The second incident took place between 1.30pm and 2.30pm the following day when a 23-year-old man was attacked whilst he was walking in Williamson Drive.
He was taken by ambulance to the Royal Alexandra Hospital in Paisley where he was treated for a back injury then later released.
Detective Constable Thomas O’Donnell, of Helensburgh Police Office, said: “Enquiries are continuing to establish the circumstances and more details on each of these serious assaults.
“At the time of the disturbance in Sinclair Street on Friday night, the area would have been busy and I would urge any witnesses or anyone with information to come forward.
“The serious assault in Williamson Drive was not reported to police at the time of the attack, so we are still working to establish more detail on the incident and trace who is responsible.
He added: “I would ask anyone who has information that may assist these enquiries to please come forward to detectives at Helensburgh Police Office through 101. Alternatively Crimestoppers can be contacted on 0800 555 111, where anonymity can be maintained.”