Police in East Lothian are appealing for witnesses following an attempted murder in Musselburgh.
Around 2255 on 31st December police received several calls of a large-scale disturbance at the town’s Delta Drive.
Several people were seen attacking the male, who was taken from the scene in a car but later traced.
The 25-year-old was then taken to the Edinburgh Royal Infirmary where he is being treated for serious injuries.
Detective Chief Inspector Paul Batten from CID said: “This was a large scale attack which has left a man in hospital with serious head and facial injuries.
“Anyone who heard or witnessed the incident is asked to get in touch so we can identify those responsible for this assault.”
Anyone who may have information is asked to contact Police Scotland on 101 and quote incident 4020 of 31st December, or make a call anonymously to the charity Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111.”