Published: 29/08/2017 14:16 - Updated: 29/08/2017 14:19

Two men assaulted in town centre

Police are investigating reports of rogue traders in the area.POLICE are appealing for information following an assault on two young men in the centre of Forres.

At around 4pm on Sunday, August 27, two men aged 18 and 20 were assaulted by a group of men on Forres High Street near to its junction with North Street.

Local investigating officer, Constable Donal Brown said: "This was a senseless attack which will not be tolerated. I’m particularly keen to hear from anyone who witnessed this incident and who may be able to identify or describe any of the persons responsible or have heard anything that was being said at the relevant time.

"There was also a black Renault Clio stopped on the high street at the time of the incident. Anyone who recalls seeing the vehicle or the incident is asked to contact us.

"As a result of the incident one of the victims sustained a facial injury, whilst the other victim was uninjured.

"Violence of this nature is unacceptable and so I am keen to trace those responsible as soon as possible."

Anyone with information is asked to contact Police Scotland on 101 or Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111 if you wish to remain anonymous, quoting reference 3278 of August 27.

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