Man seriously injured following Maryhill attack

Published 09 August 2019

Officers in Maryhill are appealing for information after a 31 year-old man was seriously injured following an incident in Glasgow last night.


Around 8 pm on Thursday 8 August 2019 the man was on Maryhill Road, near to Glencloy Street, when he was approached by two men and attacked with a weapon.


The men then made off in the direction of Shiskine Drive.


Emergency services attended and the 31 year-old man was taken to the Queen Elizabeth University Hospital where medical staff described his condition as stable.


The first suspect is described as white, around 30 years old, of stocky build with a bald or shaved head and stubble on his face. He was wearing a black t-shirt and grey shorts.


The second suspect is described as white, around 30 years old and 6ft of slim build. He was wearing a light grey hooded top with the hood up and pulled tight round his face and was carrying a JD sports branded draw bag.


Detective Sergeant Larry Dempsey, Maryhill Police Office, said:


“This man was very seriously injured and it is vital that we trace those responsible. We are treating this as attempted murder and believe this was a targeted attack.


“We are currently checking CCTV in the area and making door to door enquiries however we would appeal for anyone who was in the area last night or has any information to get in touch with us as soon as possible.


“You may also have dash-cam footage from Maryhill Road last night, we would ask you to check back and get in touch with Police. You may have information that can help in our enquiries.”


Anyone with any information asked to contact Police via 101, quoting incident number 3962 of Thursday 8 August 2019. Alternatively you can contact CRIMESTOPPERS on 0800 555 111 where information can be given in confidence.

Contact Details

Call 101 for non-emergencies and general enquiries, in an emergency call 999. If you have information about a crime you can also contact Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.

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