Man, 55, charged over alleged Elgin assault

A 55-year-old man has been charged in connection with an alleged serious assault in Elgin.

The man was due to appear in court on Friday.

Officers received a report in the early hours of 26 October, 2017, that a 44-year-old woman had sustained a serious head injury in the Woodside Terrace area.

She is still receiving treatment at Aberdeen Royal Infirmary.

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A man from the local area was detained and subsequently charged in connection with the incident.

He is expected to appear at Elgin Sheriff Court on Friday.

Detective Inspector Norman Stevenson, who led the investigation, said: “I would like to express my sincere thanks to every member of the public who contacted Police with information during our extensive enquiries, and to the local media for their ongoing support.”