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Appeal after Glasgow city centre murder bid

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A man found lying injured in a Glasgow street was the victim of an attempted murder, police have said.

The 40-year-old was found in West George Street at about 02:45 on Saturday and taken to Glasgow Royal Infirmary.

He was later transferred to the Queen Elizabeth University Hospital and is in a serious conditions.

Officers have appealed to anyone with information about the attack to contact them.

Det Sgt Phil Kennedy said: "It's clear from our initial inquiries that this man has been the victim of a serious assault. We are in the process of establishing the man's movements and trying to find out the exact circumstances of the attack.

"We will of course be reviewing CCTV footage collected from the various cameras in the city centre to gain additional information but I'm appealing to anyone who may have been in the area last night to contact us."

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