A MAN suffered a head injury during a "very nasty" assault and robbery by a skinhead on a quad bike and two accomplices.
The 40-year old was walking on a cycle path from Plains to Caldercruix, North Lanarkshire, when he was approached by the shaven-headed man and his black-clad passenger on the quad bike, and a third man wearing a hoodie and riding a dirt bike.
They assaulted and robbed the man before fleeing towards Plains between 9.30pm and 10pm on Thursday.
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The victim went to a friend's house nearby and called police, and he was taken to Monklands hospital for treatment to a head injury.
The skinhead was aged between 25 and 30 wearing a dark black or purple jumper and trainers.