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Police release description of suspect wanted over serious assault in Inverness

By Philip Murray

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Picture: James Mackenzie.
Picture: James Mackenzie.

Details of a suspect wanted in connection with a serious assault in Inverness have been released by police.

Officers have appealed for help identifying the man they believe may have left another man requiring treatment in hospital following a "serious assault" at a property at Gilbert Street on Monday afternoon.

They have also appealed for motorists to come forward who may have dashcam footage of the suspect before or after the attack, which occurred at around 2.25pm.

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The attacker's victim, who is 29-years-old, suffered non-life threatening injuries and was stable in hospital at the time of the appeal.

The suspect is described as male, late 20s, around 5ft 8 in height, of slim build, and clean shaven. He was wearing a light-coloured Nike hooded top, a black jacket, and grey jogging bottoms.

Detective Sergeant Christopher Macleod, of Inverness CID, said: “Our enquiries are ongoing, and we are appealing for anyone who was in the area around the time and who witnessed anything to contact us.

“I would also appeal to anyone with any dashcam footage which may assist to get in touch.”

Anyone with any information is asked to contact 101 quoting incident 1695 of 15 January, 2024.

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