Appeal after men robbed in 'shockingly unprovoked' attack

They were approached by two men, who randomly assaulted and robbed them.

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An appeal for information has been made after two men were robbed and attacked by assailants in Glasgow.

The incident occurred when the pair was walking down Maryhill Road, between its junctions with Northpark Street and Garscube Road, at around 5.10pm on June 17.

They were approached by two men, who randomly assaulted and robbed them.

One of the victims, 34, was taken to Glasgow Royal Infirmary for treatment and later discharged. The other man, 20, was unhurt.

The suspects made off on foot on Northpark Street, Glasgow.

Detective sergeant Stephen Palmer of CID said: “This appears to have been a shockingly unprovoked and random attack.

“We are keen to trace two men – one is described as slim, wearing grey shorts, a black hooded jumper, and dark trainers.

“The second man is described as having dark hair, of medium build, and wearing black shorts, a black T-shirt, and white trainers.

“We’re asking for anyone who witnessed the incident or has any information to please come forward. We would also like to hear from any motorists with dash-cam footage; you may have captured something that could assist our investigation.”

Anyone with information can contact Police Scotland at 101, quoting reference 3834 of June 17. Alternatively, call Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111 anonymously.

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