Methil assault being treated as attempted murder

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A 27-year-old man has been left seriously injured after being assaulted outside a Methil nightclub in the early hours of Sunday morning.

Police said at least two males repeatedly struck the victim on the head and body outside The Venue Nightclub on Wellesley Road at around 1.30 a.m.

A weapon is believed to have been used.

Investigating Officer Detective Sergeant Graeme Dursley said: “This is a particularly serious incident that is being treated as attempted murder.

“I would appeal to anyone who was in the area at the time of the incident to contact the police, any information you have may be crucial to the enquiry.”

Anyone with information is asked to contact Police Scotland on 101.