Serious Assault - Blantyre

Published 30 December 2018

Police at Cambuslang are continuing enquiries and appealing for information after a man was assaulted in Wolcott Drive, Blantyre on Saturday 29 December 2018.

Around 6.55 pm on Saturday 29 December police were called to a fight involving around six to eight males all wearing black clothing and hooded tops. On arrival they discovered that a 35-year-old man had been stabbed.

The injured man was taken by ambulance to Hairmyres Hospital where he is currently being treated. Hospital staff describe his condition as stable.

Detective Constable Andrew Fearnside at Cambuslang CID said:

“This would appear to be a totally unprovoked attack on a man who had nothing to do with the group of men who were fighting in the street. 

“Officers are currently carrying out local enquiries and viewing CCTV footage to try and gain more information and are appealing to anyone with information to contact Cambuslang CID via telephone number 101 quoting incident number 3466 of 29 December 2018.”

Alternatively calls can be made to Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111 where anonymity can be maintained.

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