Woman's hand cut off in Dundee

14 February 2018, 19:03

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A man has been arrested after an alleged assault which saw a woman's hand severed.

Emergency crews were called to the incident on South Road, Dundee, around 8am on Wednesday.

It is understood the victim suffered an injury to her hand, but the extent of the damage is not known.

Detective Inspector Tom Leonard said: "The woman was taken to Ninewells Hospital where she is currently receiving treatment for a severe injury.

"A 32-year-old man has been arrested in connection with the incident and I would like to reassure the public that there is no wider threat.

"Our enquiries are at an early stage."

A Scottish Ambulance Service spokeswoman added: "We dispatched one ambulance to the scene and a female patient was taken to Ninewells Hospital."