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|Pair hunted after street attack |
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Police launched an attempted murder investigation after a 64-year-old man was attacked in a street.
Dumfries and Galloway Constabulary said the man was set upon at 2230 GMT on Saturday in Annan by a man and a woman with Irish accents.
The victim sustained serious head injuries and is in hospital, where he was described as "serious but stable".
The assailants made off after the attack in the town's Charles Street through Newington Park.
The male suspect was about 6ft, of medium build and was wearing a dark coloured hooded top and scarf covering his face.
The woman was 5ft 8in, slim, with blonde shoulder-length hair, light coloured trousers and walked with a limp.