A police investigation is underway following the report of a serious assault in Armadale.
The incident took place around 3.40pm on Sunday 13th January, when a man was seen being attacked by two men in a layby of the B8084/Station Road, near to the junction of Southdale Way.
The two men are described as wearing dark clothing and balaclavas and left the area in a blue Audi with a personalised plate, which had been parked in the layby, heading towards Whitburn.
The 31-year-old victim was traced in the area by officers and taken to St John’s Hospital by the Scottish Ambulance Service, where he was treated for facial injuries.
Detective Constable Ally Urquhart of Livingston CID said:
“We continue to work to establish the circumstances surrounding this incident and are urging anyone who may have witnessed this to contact us.
“Anyone travelling in the area around this time with dashcam footage, or those with any other information which may be relevant, are also asked to come forward.”
Those with information can call Police Scotland via 101, quoting incident number 2345 of 13th January, or report this anonymously to the charity Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111.