Police have confirmed that a 25-year-old local man has been arrested on suspicion of committing GBH with intent and is currently being questioned.
It is in relation to the assault on a 23-year-old man which took place yesterday morning, April 3, on Wharf Road.
The victim sustained injuries to his head and face, and remains at Queens Medical Centre for observation although not in a life-threatening condition.
Yesterday and today forensic experts have been present at the scene of the assault between Tan City and Pizza House on Wharf Road.
Anyone who can help police with their ongoing investigation is asked to call 101.