Glasgow & West Scotland

Man charged over Glasgow 'metal bar' street murder bid

Dixon Avenue, Govanhill Image copyright Google
Image caption The 52-year-old victim was injured on Dixon Avenue, Govanhill, at about 21:10 on Sunday

A man has been charged with allegedly attacking a man with a metal bar as he walked along a Glasgow street.

Detectives said the 52-year-old victim was approached as he walked along Dixon Avenue, Govanhill, with his partner at about 21:10 on Sunday.

A 52-year-old man was arrested in connection with the incident, which was being treated as attempted murder.

A force spokesman later confirmed he had been charged and will appear before Glasgow Sheriff Court on Thursday.

The injured man was taken to the Queen Elizabeth University Hospital where staff describe his condition as stable.