Police seek help after man is assaulted

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Police are continuing their inquiries after a man was assaulted in Glasgow’s city centre.

The incident happened around 4am on Sunday, Februrary 28 in West Regent Street, close to Blythswood Square.

A 23-year-old man was walking with two other men in West Regent Street near to Blythswood Square, Glasgow when they were confronted by three men.

The 23-year-old was kicked repeatedly by two of the three men who then ran off along with the other man and were last seen within a small light coloured car driven by a female east bound along West Regent Street at its junction with Blythswood Street.

The victim was treated at Glasgow Royal Infirmary for a facial injury. The two men that he was with were uninjured and managed to run off West bound on West Regent Street.

Police would like to speak with the three as part of their inquiries.

One is described as white, aged in his mid 20’s, 6ft, large build, short dark hair and he was wearing dark clothing.

Another is described as white, mid 20’s, 6ft, medium build and was wearing grey coloured clothing.

There is no description for the other man or the woman.

Detective Constable Vikki Reid at the City Centre Police Office said: “At this time we have not established a motive for this attack and I am appealing to anyone who witnessed the incident to contact police immediately.

“I’m particularly anxious to speak to the driver and any passengers of a dark coloured private hire vehicle that was seen in the vicinity at the time the assault took place.”

Anyone with information should contact the City Centre Police Office in Glasgow via telephone number 101. Alternatively calls can be made via CRIMESTOPPERS on 0800 555 111 where anonymity can be maintained.