Appeal following attempted murders in Elmbank Street and Sauchiehall Street, Glasgow
Detectives at Glasgow City Centre Police Station are appealing for information after four men were injured by the same group of men on Sunday, 3 October.
Around 3.20am three men – two aged 19 years and a 21 year-old - were walking on Elmbank Street at Sauchiehall Street, when they were approached by a group of six men who assaulted them then ran off.
A short time later, officers were called to a report of a further incident nearby on Sauchiehall Street, where a 21-year-old man was seriously injured by the same men.
Ambulance attended and the four men taken to Glasgow Royal Infirmary.
The 21-year-old man injured on Sauchiehall Street is currently being treated for stab wounds and hospital staff describe his condition as stable. This is being treated as an attempted murder.
The attack on the 19-year-old man in Elmbank Street is also being treated as an attempted murder. He is being treated for stab wounds and his condition as described as serious but stable.
The other two men assaulted in Elmbank Street are receiving treatment for their injuries. Hospital staff describe their condition as stable.
The six men responsible are described as being South Asian, one of the men wore a black t-shirt, dark jeans with dark trainers and had a beard. Another had on a black jumper with a white stripe down the shoulders with dark jeans and white trainer. The third man, wore a white top with a scarf around his neck with white trainers. The fourth man had on a black bubble jacket, with black jeans, dark trainers and had a beard. The fifth man also had on a black jacket with dark trousers and was wearing glasses and finally, the last man had on a dark jumper with a pattern on the chest with black jeans and dark shoes.
Detective Sergeant Euan Keil of City Centre Police Station said: “Our investigation is ongoing into these two incidents and officers are carrying out enquiries in the area and gathering CCTV footage to help identify the six men responsible for these attacks.
“At this time I would urge any witnesses, or anyone with information or anyone who may have been in the area a recording via a dashcam device that may help our investigation to contact officers through 101 quoting reference 0669 of 3 October. Alternatively Crimestoppers can be contacted on 0800 555 111, where anonymity can be maintained.”