Gang attack probed in Dundee after man jumped outside church

Cops have launched a probe after a brutal late night gang attack on a man in Dundee.

The man, in his 20s, was set upon by five teenagers between 2am and 2.30am on Saturday near to Coldside Church, at the junction of Main Street and Isla Street, say police.

The victim and a friend he was with had initially been talking to the group walking through Hilltown Park, before they chased after him and assaulted him.

He was left with facial injuries and bruising on his arms and body which showed he had been kicked and stamped on.

Cops say the gang were made up of two girls and three boys and they also wish to speak to a woman who came to the man’s aid after the beating, and the driver of a white taxi who drove past around that time.

The group responsible area all described as being white and in their mid-teens.

One girl is described as about 5ft 2, stocky build and wearing a purple jumper.

Of the three males, one is described as a bout 5ft 8, thin build with short black gelled hair wearing a red or brown jumper, and another as 5ft 6, with dark hair a noticeable dark stubble.

A police spokeswoman said: “If you have any information that could assist us, please call 101 or speak with any police officer.

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“Also, information can be given anonymously through CrimeStoppers on 0800 555 111. Our reference is incident 1237 of 11th July.”


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