Police appeal for witnesses to serious assault in Lanark
The incident, which took place at around 6pm on Wednesday 6 December, saw a 56 year-old man seriously assaulted by a man who approached him while he was walking outside of a house on Smyllum Road.
Hospital staff described his condition as “serious but stable”.
Police would like to speak to man described as white, 5’8 in height and of slim build, who they believe to be responsible for the assault.
He was said to be wearing “dark coloured clothing with his face covered, possibly a hooded top”.
Detective Constable Gary Lipscombe of Wishaw Police Office is appealing for any witnesses, and asking anyone with information to contact Wishaw Police Office through 101 quoting reference number 2823 of 6 December 2017.