Man seriously assaulted in Govan

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Detectives are appealing for information following a serious assault in the Govan area of Glasgow on Tuesday, January 29.

Police were called to Langshot Street at Clifford Lane, near to Paisley Road West, around 12.50pm after a man was found injured.

It is reported that he was attacked by two Asian men at some point between 12pm and when police were alerted.

Emergency services attended and the 25 year old victim was taken by ambulance to the Queen Elizabeth University Hospital for treatment to serious leg injuries.

Medical staff describe his condition as stable.

Detective Sergeant Dougie Stevenson from Govan CID said: “At this time it is unclear why the victim was attacked and it is vital that anyone with information that could help us get to the bottom of what happened comes forward.

“I would appeal to anyone who either witnessed the incident, or noticed anything at all suspicious, to please get in touch.

“I would also urge any motorists with dashcams who were in the area between 12pm and 12.50pm to check their footage in case they have captured anything which might be of significance, such as people running away.

“Anyone with information is asked to contact Govan CID via 101, quoting incident number 1571 of Tuesday 29 January 2019. Alternatively you can call CRIMESTOPPERS on 0800 555 111 where details can be given in confidence.”