Man arrested in connection with death of teenager in Dumbiedykes

Man arrested in connection with death of teenager in Dumbiedykes

A man has been arrested in connection with the death of a teenager in Dumbiedykes earlier today.

The 18-year-old was rushed to hospital after being found injured in Viewcraig Street just before 4am but sadly he died a short time later.

Pic: Officers guarding the scene earlier today.

Officers are now appealing for anyone with information to contact them and have confirmed a 19-year-old man has been arrested.

Detective Inspector George Calder, of the Major Investigation Team, said: “Our thoughts and are very much with the young man’s family and friends at this very difficult time.

“We have a dedicated team of officers working on this investigation and extensive enquiries are ongoing at this time. I would ask anyone who was in Viewcraig Street and the surrounding area, in the early hours of Sunday morning, and who may have seen or heard a disturbance, or witnessed anything suspicious, to please get in touch with us.

“I am also keen to speak to anyone with any CCTV, dashcam or any other footage that they think would assist the enquiry. We will have a continued police presence in the area and anyone with any concerns can approach these officers”

Anyone with information is asked to contact Police Scotland via 101 quoting reference 0752 of 12 February, 2023. Alternatively, Crimestoppers can be contacted on 0800 555 111, where anonymity can be maintained.

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