A MAN has been charged following an attempted murder in Grangemouth.

The incident happened around 1.15pm on Thursday, April 9, when a 47-year-old man was injured on a footpath on Kingseat Avenue, near to its junction with Bowhouse Road.

The victim was taken to Queen Elizabeth University Hospital with serious injuries.

Police are currently treating the matter as attempted murder, and a 45-year-old man is due to appear at Stirling Sheriff Court in connection with the incident on Saturday, April 11.

Detective Inspector Rob Andrews, of Stirling CID, said: “Enquiries into this remain ongoing and I want to thank the local community for their co-operation so far.

“I am appealing to anyone who saw or heard any suspicious activity to contact the police as soon as possible.

"I would also ask anyone with dash-cam footage who was driving in the area at the time to check back to see if they have captured anything that may be of use to us."

Those with information can contact Police Scotland on 101, quoting reference number 1502 of April 9, or can talk to Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.