Attempted Murder - Tollcross, Glasgow

Published 31 January 2019

Police in Shettleston are continuing enquiries after a man was violently attacked within a common close in the Tollcross area of Glasgow on Wednesday 30 January 2019.

Around 9.20 pm on Wednesday 30 January 2019, a 40-year-old man was attacked within a common close in Easterhill Place, Glasgow by 3 masked men and a fourth man described as having shaved in blond hair.

The injured man was taken by ambulance to Glasgow Royal Infirmary where he is currently being treated for stab wounds. Hospital staff describe his condition as stable.

Detective Inspector Greig Wilkie at Shettleston CID said:

“Although the exact motive is unclear at this time, we believe that the victim was specifically targeted by the four men.

“Officers are currently viewing CCTV and carrying out door to door enquiries in an attempt to gain further information on the identities of the men responsible for this violent attack.

“I urge anyone who was in the vicinity of Easterhill Place around the time this incident took place and who may have seen the culprits hanging around the area either before or afterwards to contact police immediately.”

Anyone who has information should contact Shettleston Police Office via telephone number 101 quoting incident number 3829 of 30 January 2019.  Alternatively calls can be made to Crimestoppers on telephone number 0800 555 111 where anonymity can be maintained.

 

 


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