Serious Assault - Royal Exchange Square - Glasgow

Published 12 May 2019

Officers in Glasgow City Centre are appealing for witnesses and information following an incident in the city centre of Glasgow in the early hours of this morning, Sunday 12 May 2019.

Around 0310 hours on Sunday 12 May, a 21-year-old man and 20- year- old woman  were assaulted in Royal Exchange Square by two men and two women, all believed to in their mid-twenties.

 The 21-year old man sustained lacerations to his forehead and ear during the assault and the 20-year-old woman was kicked in the stomach.

Both the male suspects are described as white and approximately 5 ft 10 tall. One had dark curly hair and was wearing a printed t-shirt. The other had dark hair tied up in a bun and was wearing a white t-shirt. 

One of the female suspects is described as being around 6 foot tall with dark hair and wearing a leopard print top. The second had short dark hair worn in a middle parting.

All four suspects spoke with foreign accents and are believed to have been within Light Nightclub at Royal Exchange Square prior to this incident taking place.

The 21-year-old man was taken to Glasgow Royal Infirmary where he was treated for his injuries.

Detective Constable Leigh-Anne Sutherland at Glasgow City Centre CID said:

“The city centre would have been busy at the time of the incident with people leaving night clubs and therefore we are appealing for any passers-by who were in the vicinity around that time and may have either witnessed the incident or seen the four suspects in the area to contact us.

“There is a number of CCTV cameras in the area and we are currently reviewing footage to gain further information.

“Anyone with any information should contact police at Glasgow City Centre Police Office via telephone number 101 quoting incident number 0789 of 12 May 2019.”

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



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