AT the time of going to press on Tuesday (yesterday), police in Brechin were following a positive line of inquiry after a stabbing incident in the early hours of Monday morning.
A 40-year-old man was found lying in Montrose Street at around 12.30 pm and taken to Ninewells Hospital in Dundee in a serious condition.
Tayside Police are calling for witnesses to the incident, that took place near to the East End Bar, to come forward.
Parts of Montrose Street were cordoned off following the incident and police officers were seen standing outside the entrance to a flat on Monday morning, while inquiries continued.
Anyone who can assist with police with their inquiries into the incident is asked to contact them on 0300 111 2222.