Man in hospital after alleged stabbing in Montrose

Police attendance at Lower Hall Street today (Monday, November 10)
Police attendance at Lower Hall Street today (Monday, November 10)

A young man is in hospital following an alleged stabbing in Montrose on Sunday night.

A 26-year-old man was taken to hospital with a cut to his neck, which is not thought to be life-threatening, following the incident on Strathmore Place.

A man has been arrested in connection with the episode.

It is understood the incident took place inside a town centre property in what the Angus Area Commander is calling “isolated”.

Police and ambulance services were called to the scene at 10.35 p.m. on Sunday.

Lower Hall Street and the surrounding area were cordoned off for several hours on Monday while investigations took place.

Chief Inspector Gordon Milne, Angus Area Commander, said: “There were a number of associates in the property who were known to each other. This is an isolated incident. It was not a random attack.”

A police spokesperson said: “Tayside Division attended at Strathmore Place, Montrose, after reports of a disturbance.

“A 26-year-old man was taken to hospital for treatment to a neck injury.

“His injuries are not thought to be life-threatening.

“Enquiries are ongoing.”