Driver stabbed trying to protect teenage passenger

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A 34-year-old driver has been attacked after coming to the aid of his teenage passenger on the Pollokshaws Road, Glasgow.

The man was knifed after a man approached parked black Mercedes car and attempted to assault the 17-year-old inside at 5pm on on Wednesday, August 28.

The driver got out of the vehicle and tried to intervene before being chased down and stabbed.

He was taken to hospital for treatment to a stab wound but has since been released.

A Police spokesman said: “Police attended a report that a man had been stabbed in Pollokshaws Road near to Nithsdale Road in Glasgow.

“It appears that a man approached a black Mercedes car which was parked on Pollokshaws Road and assaulted the 17-year-old male passenger within.

“The 34-year-old driver got of the car got out to try and intervene but he was attacked and chased by the suspect who stabbed him before running off.

“The 34-year-old was treated at the Queen Elizabeth University Hospital and has since been released.

“Enquires are continuing.”