Police in Glasgow investigate attempted murder after car chase through city’s south side

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Police are appealing for information following the attempted murder of a man in the Woodlands area after a car chase through the south side of Glasgow.

Around 1.35am on Tuesday, December 18, a 20-year-old man was injured after a dark coloured BMW was deliberately driven at him on Carnarvon Street, Woodlands.

He was taken by ambulance to the Queen Elizabeth University Hospital where he was treated by medical staff. He has since been discharged.

Detective Sergeant Stephen Greenshields, Drumchapel CID, said: “The injured man had come out to assist the occupants of a Toyota Aygo car that had been pursued by the BMW and a black Volkswagen Scirocco from Albert Drive in Pollokshields, through the south side of Glasgow via Cook Street, on to the M8 northbound then off at the Great Western Road slip road, in to St George’s Road and then finally into Carnarvon Street.

“During this pursuit, the BMW struck the Aygo, which had four men on board, causing it to swerve.

“The driving of all the cars was somewhat erratic and would have no doubt attracted the attention of other motorists using that route.

“I would ask that if anyone remembers seeing the cars along that route between 1am and 1.35am on Tuesday morning to get in touch with police.

“We have been checking CCTV and motorway cameras but are keen to obtain any dash-cam footage motorists may have of the pursuit.”

The only descriptions of the men driving the BMW and the Scirocco is that they were all Asian in appearance. It’s believed there were four in the first car and two in the second car.

DS Greenshields added: “We also understand that all involved are known to each other. However, that said, a man was injured and the manner of the driving was such that other people could easily been affected during the incident.”

Anyone with information is asked to contact Drumchapel CID via 101 quoting incident number 0200 of Tuesday 18 December 2018. Alternatively, you can call Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111 where details can be given in confidence.