Glasgow & West Scotland

Dog walker hurt in Glasgow street slashing

Police are attempting to trace a man who slashed a dog walker in Glasgow.

The 44-year-old victim was attacked on Great Western Road, near its junction with Byres Road, in the city's west end, at about 22:40 on Tuesday.

He remains in a stable condition at the nearby Western Infirmary.

The suspect is described as a white, in his 40s, of medium height and build with a beard. He was wearing a high visibility jacket and had a grey rucksack with him.

Det Con David Hardie, of Police Scotland, said: "Inquiries are ongoing into the circumstances surrounding this incident and officers are studying CCTV images in an effort to gather more information.

"In the meantime, we are asking those who were in the area to contact police if they noticed anything suspicious around that time.

"It may not seem important to you - but as part of our broader inquiry your information could be critical to determining the circumstances of this incident."

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