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Appeal for information after serious assault in Easterhouse

Published 29 May 2020

Police Scotland is appealing for information after a 14-year-old boy was seriously assaulted within the grounds of a school in Glasgow around 6pm on Thursday, 28 May. 

The boy and his friends were within St Andrew’s High School on Torphin Crescent, Easterhouse when they were approached by a group of males some of which were in possession of large heavy bladed weapons. 

The 14-year old boy was taken to hospital where he remains after he suffered serious injuries to his body. 

Detective Constable Claire Cunningham said: "The boy was playing with his friends when they were attacked by the group within the grounds of the school. He is currently recovering in hospital. 

"The reason for the attack is unknown at this time and we are looking to trace four or five males who are described as all wearing dark clothing. 

"Anyone who knows who is responsible or has any information is asked to contact police on 101, quoting incident number 3341 of Thursday 28 May, 2020, or call the charity Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111."


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