Officers appeal after man seriously assaulted in Trongate

Published 10 December 2018

Police officers in Glasgow are appealing for information from the public after a 32 year-old man sustained facial injuries following a serious assault in the Trongate area last night.


Around 8 pm on Sunday 9 December 2018 a 32 year-old man entered McDonalds Restaurant at the east end of Argyle Street to get help after he was seriously assaulted with a weapon nearby.


Officers are currently working to get a description of the person or persons responsible.


Detective Constable Kieron Frost, Stewart Street CID, said:


“We are currently in the early stages of this investigation and are appealing for anyone who may have seen the incident take place, or were in McDonalds at the time the man raised the alarm.


“This man has received serious facial injuries, which may leave permanent scarring. It is vital that we trace the person or persons responsible.


“Officers are currently checking CCTV and making door to door enquiries, however if you have any information, we urge you to get in contact.”


Anyone with information should contact Police via 101, quoting incident number 3841 of Sunday 9 December 2018. Alternatively you can contact CRIMESTOPPERS on 0800 555 111 where information can be given in confidence.

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