Glasgow & West Scotland

Attack on man in Gorbals treated as attempted murder

A 26-year-old man is in a critical condition after being attacked in the Gorbals area of Glasgow.

Detectives said the injured man came into the police office in Cumberland Street at about 03:40.

They believe he had been involved in an earlier disturbance at Commerial Court. He was taken to the Victoria Infirmary.

Police are treating the assault as attempted murder and have appealed for anyone with information to come forward.

Det Insp Fergus Hutcheson said: "Officers are currently in the area carrying out door-to-door inquiries and gathering CCTV footage in an effort to establish the exact circumstances surrounding this crime.

"We believe the man was involved in a disturbance at Commercial Court and this is when he received his injuries. The suspects were both white, aged in their mid 20s to 30s. One was wearing dark clothing and the other was wearing a white top.

"I would ask anyone who was in the local area around the time the incident took place, and witnessed or heard a disturbance, or may have seen the injured man, to contact us."

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