Glasgow & West Scotland

Man arrested over Glasgow pensioner death

John Baker Image copyright Police Scotland
Image caption John Baker died after being stabbed in the street

A man has been arrested in connection with the fatal stabbing of an elderly man in Glasgow.

John Baker, 76, died after being found in a street in the Bridgeton area, just after midnight in the early hours of Wednesday.

Police launched a murder inquiry and said the death may be connected with an earlier robbery and an attempted robbery.

The 24-year-old is expected to appear at Glasgow Sheriff Court on Monday.

Inquiries are continuing and a significant police presence remains within the Calton and Bridgeton areas.

Image caption Mr Baker was found with stab wounds in the Bridgeton area

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