Man assaulted in Montrose

Police are appealing for information.
Police are appealing for information.

Police in Montrose are appealing for witnesses and any information about a man who was assaulted on the High Street on Sunday.

The incident happened outside the old Corner House Hotel, on Montrose’s High Street, at about 1.45am.

A police spokesperson said: “The male victim was knocked to the ground and subject to an assault by several persons, who ran off in the direction of the Kirkyard steps.

“The area was busy with revellers attending MoFest.”

If you witnessed the incident or have any information please contact Police Scotland on 101, quoting the crime reference number CR/14464/16.