Two Men Assaulted - Rutherglen

Published 22 January 2020


Police at Cambuslang are continuing enquiries and appealing for information after two men were assaulted in Rutherglen on Tuesday, 21 January, 2020.

Around 3.20 pm on Tuesday, 21 January a 35-year-old man was assaulted in King Street and around five minutes later a 37-year-old man was assaulted nearby in Main Street, near to the Superbuys store. Both men were taken by ambulance to the Queen Elizabeth University Hospital where they were treated for stab wounds and released following treatment.

Detective Constable Derek Young at Cambuslang CID said:

“We have very limited information regarding the motive for these assaults and can only describe the suspects as being men in their early 20’s who were wearing dark clothing. 

“I am keen to speak to anyone who was in the area at the time these assaults took place and may have witnessed the incidents or anyone who may have captured them on their dash cams.”

Anyone with information should contact CID at Cambuslang via telephone number 101 quoting incident number 2095 of 21 January 2020. Alternatively calls can be made to Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111 where anonymity can be maintained.


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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