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Man stabbed in Glasgow pub assault

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Image caption The victim suffered stab wounds to his head and back

Three men are being sought by police after a man was stabbed in a pub in the Govan area of Glasgow.

The 43-year-old was attacked in the Old Govan Arms at about 2000 BST on Sunday.

It is understood that he suffered stab wounds to his back and the back of his head. The man was treated in hospital and later released.

The three suspects are described as white males aged between 20 and 25 years. Police have appealed for witnesses to contact them.

The first suspect was wearing a black jacket and dark trousers. He was carrying a bladed weapon.

'Vicious attack'

The second suspect was wearing a green stripped hooded top and white trousers. He was carrying a large bladed weapon.

The third suspect was wearing a blue hooded top, blue jeans and was carrying a weapon.

After assaulting the man, the three suspects made off from the pub.

Det Sgt Greig Wilkie, of Strathclyde Police, said: "This was a vicious attack on the man and inquiries are ongoing to establish the facts.

"I am very keen to speak to other customers in the pub at the time. I would also like to speak to anyone who was in the area of the Old Govan Arms on Sunday evening."

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